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Medical Lake house fire kills 2 pets, sends one man to hospital

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MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. -

Multiple agencies responded to a house fire in Medical Lake that broke out just after 1am Thursday that sent one man to the hospital and took the life of two pets.

The homeowner said he was sleeping when he woke up to flames. He was able to escape with minor burns and was transported to the hospital for treatment.  Unfortunately, one of his dogs and a cat were unable to make it out alive. A second dog did survive though. 

Fire officials say when they first arrived on scene, they were battling some pretty big flames. They also say it was a challenging fire to fight because the house was so small and they didn't have a lot of room to move around. The home has significant damage and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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