Dog killed in fire at Gloversville home

GLOVERSVILLE – A dog was killed in a fire that damaged a home on Fremont Street early Sunday morning.

According to a news release from the city Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 115 Fremont St. at 4:38 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival at the single-family residence, firefighters saw smoke coming from eaves of the attic area. The fire was found on the second floor and was contained to a bedroom, the release said.

The bedroom sustained heavy fire, heat and smoke damage; the entire second floor sustained heavy smoke and moderate heat damage, the release said. The first floor received moderate smoke and water damage.

At the time of the fire, the release said, four people were in the residence, and three of them were transported by the ambulance to a hospital for evaluation and were later released.

One dog perished in the fire, the release said.

According to a news release from the American?Red?Cross, volunteers were assisting a family of three adults and a 14-year-old with food, clothing and lodging.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated, the department said.