Seven puppies perish in house fire

A crime scene has been set up at a home in Sydney’s west, after a house fire claimed the lives of seven puppies.

Emergency services were called to the property, on Michigan Road in Seven Hills around 11.50pm on Friday.

The male resident and sole occupant of the home, who is aged in his 50s and believed to be a dog breeder, managed to escape and was taken to Blacktown Hospital for minor smoke inhalation.


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However, Police have confirmed seven Red Setter puppies died in the fire. Luckily, three adult dogs survived.

Forensic specialists will examine the scene, with the cause of the fire not yet known, however it is not thought to be suspicious.

Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au.

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