Dog found dead in Pinellas Park house fire

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Firefighters battling a house fire in unincorporated Pinellas Park on Sunday evening found a deceased dog who was trapped and died inside the home.

According to a Pinellas Park Fire official on scene, parts of the home at 14260 block of Shearwater Court burned. The fire began before 5 p.m. and was brought under control by 5:35 p.m.

The dog was found as firefighters searched the home. No human injuries were reported.

The location of the home was initially identified as Clearwater, but officials said it was considered Pinellas Park.

The fire marshal's office has been alerted to respond to the fire for further investigation. The cause of the fire has not been determined.


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