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Dog dies in apartment fire in Normal Heights

Posted: 6:36 PM, Dec 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-23 21:36:10-05
Palm trees on fire

NORMAL HEIGHTS (KGTV) - A dog died in an apartment fire in Normal Heights on Sunday afternoon.

The fire started around 4:12 p.m. at 3546 Monroe Avenue.

Officials say the owner had multiple dogs living in the unit, but only one was killed. No other injuries were reported.

The fire was extinguished in less than 10 minutes. It started as a couch fire, caused by a faulty extension cord, officials said.