House fire in Owen Sound's east end under investigation

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A home in Owen Sound's east end suffered extensive damage after a blaze Wednesday afternoon. 

Owen Sound Fire Department responded to 8th Ave East near 8th Street at around 3pm with assistance from Intertownship fire crews, Grey County Paramedics and Owen Sound Police Service. 

Neighbours first reported spotting smoke and within a few minutes the entire rear of the home was fully engulfed in flames. 

A quick acting neighbour realizing the owners weren't home, opened the front door and saved the family's dog. 

There were no injuries. 

 

Dock News photo showing heavy damage to rear of home

 

The home sustained heavy damage while a house next door also suffered some damage to the siding due to the extreme heat. 

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. 

 

 

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