9 dogs die in Salisbury animal clinic fire


    SALISBURY, NC (AP) — Nine dogs have died in a fire at an animal clinic in Salisbury.

    WBTV reports that the building was heavily damaged in the fire early Sunday morning at Rowan Animal Clinic.

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    Fire officials say the fire started around 1:30 a.m., and it took firefighters several hours to get the fire under control.

    None of the animals inside were able to be rescued.

    Authorities say the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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