KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A family of five escaped a fire Tuesday afternoon but their puppy didn't make it out.
The fire broke out on the 2500 block of East Glenwood Ave at 4:00 p.m.
According to the Knoxville Fire Department, a mother, father and three children were out when firefighters arrived to the burning home.
Firefighters said there were several dogs living at the home, but a puppy was found dead inside.
No other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The fire victims reported they have family to shelter them, but the American Red Cross was called to help with clothing.
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