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Puppy dies in house fire in Oidale on Woodrow Avenue

Posted at 12:53 AM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 11:21:20-04

A home in Oildale is destroyed after a blaze rips through overnight.

According to Kern County Fire Department, it happened just before 12:45 a.m. on Woodrow Avenue and California Street. 

Witnesses reported hearing an explosion then seeing several people run out of a house. 

There were also reports of a huge fireball.

It took 20 minutes for firefighters to put out the flames. While there is no injuries, a puppy did die from the fire. 

Fire officials estimate $60 thousand dollars in damages.