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.
A dog breeder has been injured and seven puppies have died when a home went up in flames in Sydney. pic.twitter.com/qv0UH8IUy1
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