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Five Animals Killed in Morning House Fire

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

Five animals were killed following a morning house fire in Midland.

The fire sparked just after 7 a.m. Monday morning in the 800 block of West Michigan Avenue.

City of Midland Public Information Officer, Sara Bustilloz, tells NewsWest9, the fire appears to have started in the front living room due to an overloaded circuit in an outlet.

Heavy fire and smoke damage was reported in the living room along with heavy smoke damage in other areas.

Authorities say the owner wasn’t home at the time of the fire but five animals died in the fire.

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