Dog, Cat Die In Winthrop House Fire

A fire killed two pets and destroyed a home in Winthrop Saturday morning, according to the Winthrop Fire Department. Firefighters said they were dispatched to the home along Boot Cove Lane at 2:30 a.m. When they arrived on scene, crews said the home was engulfed in flames. Two people who were renting the home were able to escape without injury but investigators said a dog and a cat died in the fire. It took crews more than four hours to get the fire completely knocked down.

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