AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA – Firefighters were called to a garage fire in the 9200 block of North Brooks Road in Airway Heights Monday morning. Turns out that location also serves as a dachshund rescue.
Seven dogs died in the fire, 16 survived. Two adults in the home made it out safely.
The fire started in the garage, and spread to the home. Firefighters say the garage is destroyed, and there is significant damage to the home.
The operators or the dachshund rescue and the Red Cross are now working with local animal shelters to find temporary homes for the surviving dogs.
No word yet on the cause of this fire.