BLOOMING GROVE, N.Y. — Authorities say nine dogs have been killed and six others rescued after a fire breaks out at a Hudson Valley home.
Police in the Orange County town of Blooming Grove tell the Times Herald-Record of Middletown (http://bit.ly/Vi2d8p ) that one dog is missing after Wednesday's late-morning fire at a bungalow in Mountain Lodge Park.
The six dogs rescued by firefighters were taken to a local animal hospital. A veterinarian says the dogs are recovering.
The property's landlord says the dogs belong to woman who was renting the bungalow.
Dozens of firefighters battled the blaze and two suffered minor injuries. Officials say inspectors are investigating the cause of the fire.
Police say they're investigating whether there were issues regarding the care of the dogs.
Information from: The Times Herald-Record, http://www.th-record.com
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