Dog killed in Plainfield house fire

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PLAINFIELD, Mich. (WOOD) — A dog was killed in a house fire in Plainfield Thursday night.

Police say the homeowner arrived at the home in the 3600 block of Miramar N.E. near 4 Mile Road to find it full of smoke around 8:30 p.m.

The homeowner told fire crews there was a dog in a crate downstairs.

Firefighters went into the basement and extinguished a fire next to the dryer. Fire officials say the fire had burned up to the ceiling before running out of oxygen and smoldering for awhile.

A neighbor said they smelled something burning around 4 p.m.

The Plainfield Fire Department found one dead dog and three others that were still alive.

There was about $10,000 worth of damage to the home.

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