One dog dies in house fire in Rohnert Park

- Firefighters responded to a blaze that broke out Saturday morning at a house in Rohnert Park and displaced all the residents.

At 5:50 a.m., the Rohnert Park Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a residential fire in the 8200 block of Lombard Way.

The resident said the fire was on the back patio and that everyone was out of the house, public safety officials said.

When crews arrived they found flames coming from the rear of the 2,000-square-foot, two-story house.

Firefighters attacked the blaze in the rear of the house, then entered and fought the fire on the first floor. Crews then attacked the fire in the upstairs living area and the attic.

The fire was under control at about 6:30 a.m., public safety officials said.

Firefighters found three dogs in an upstairs bedroom. They were brought outside and given oxygen, but one of them did not survive.

The other two dogs were taken to a veterinary hospital, public safety officials said.

The building was declared uninhabitable and the American Red Cross arrived on scene to assist the displaced residents.

Public safety officials said the fire does not appear to be intentional. The cause remains under investigation.

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