Family pets parish in Sioux City Riverside Neighborhood House Fire

By Updated on Friday, June 23 2017 12:37am

Courtesy Billie Willson

The fire investigation found that a child playing with a lighter caused an early morning fire in Sioux City's Riverside Neighborhood.

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About 8:50 a.m. Monday, June 19th, Sioux City Fire Rescue Responded to 2221 Boise Street in Sioux City's Riverside Neighborhood for reports of a fire. Firefighters worked for more than an hour to get the fire out and locate and extinguish hot spots. Officials say that working smoke alarms allowed the 10 people, 4 adults and 6 children and 3 pets 2 dogs and a cat in the home time to escape. Two family pets a cat and a dog did not make it out.

IncidentDate  TimeActivityLocation
17-19592   06/19 08:49   FIRE    2200 Block of BOIES ST