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Northern Vigo County house fire under investigation, one dog severely burnt

Investigators are looking into what caused a late Monday afternoon fire in Terre Haute.

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 6:31 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2018 7:45 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Investigators are looking into what caused a late Monday afternoon fire in Terre Haute.

The fire started just after 4:00 at a house Betty Jean Lane.

The house is in a subdivision in northern Vigo County.

Otter Creek's fire chief said the fire started in the back of the house.

That is where the kitchen is located.

Nobody was home at the time of the fire, but there were three dogs inside.

One of the dogs suffered severe burns and was taken to an animal hospital for treatment. 

The other two were not hurt. 

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