Stable fire kills 11 dogs including puppies

By: Newsroom

Authorities have blamed a heater for starting a fire in a horse stable near Crete.

Two adult dogs and nine puppies were killed in the fire that began about 9 a.m. Wednesday. Damage to the stable and its contents was estimated at $40,000.

The owner says the puppies' mother was one of the adult dogs that died. The other adult dog was due to give birth in two weeks.