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Neighbors say flames engulfing central Toledo home started in dog house

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A thick cloud of smoke could be seen from downtown Toledo early Wednesday morning as flames demolished a home in the 600 block of Pinewood.

Shortly after 2 a.m. the Toledo Fire Department arrived on scene. The flames burnt through the roof within minutes.

Firefighters immediately began trying to prevent the large flames from spreading to neighboring houses.

Several neighbors say they heard an explosion and saw a dog house on fire, which spread to the home. They also say that the house was vacant. 

Arson investigators were called to inspect the house. Demolish crews tore down the home. No one was hurt. 

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