FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Three dogs were killed early Monday morning after a garage caught fire in Freeport.
Officials said the fire started just before 2 a.m. at a home in the 1400 block of S. Rotzler Avenue. When firefighters arrived, the detatched garage was engulfed in smoke and flames.
In total, it took two hours to put the fire out.
No one was hurt, but the three pets died.
The damage is estimated at a $25,000 loss and crews are still investigating the cause of the fire.