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2 dogs killed in Warren County house fire

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two dogs were killed in a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Liberty Township.

The fire was reported at 5:22 p.m. at a residence on Rader Road, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry.

Upon arrival multiple fire departments were on scene working to extinguish the fire. The fire was eventually extinguished, Curry said.

no injuries were reported on scene but two dogs didn’t make it out of the residence.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The Independence First Aid Squad is collecting gift cards for the family involved in this devastating fire. The gift cards can be dropped off at the squad building, located at 3 Regina lane, Great Meadows, NJ 07838, any time or call 908-736-6109 to arrange a time for a squad member to pick up the gift cards.

Donations can also be made through the first aid squad’s PayPal located on their website.

A GoFundMe account has been set up and has set a goal of $50,000 for the family. As of Thursday afternoon, it has raised over $54,000. If you would like to donate to help out the family, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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