A House Fire Lincoln Takes The Life Of A Pet And Causes Heavy Damage

Local firefighters say it was an electrical short that set a house on fire here in Lincoln at the corner of 13-th and Rose Streets. Fire fighters tell Channel 8 Eyewitness News they responded to the fire and found the home completely engulfed. Fortunately, the people inside were able to get out, but a family pet was lost in the fire. Rescue crews say overnight fires like this show the importance of smoke detectors.