Weather Related Delays and Closings

Dog Rescued from Burning Home on Des Moines’ Southeast Side

Fire at 5409 SE 28th St. in Des Moines on Oct. 10, 2019. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Firefighters were called to a home on Des Moines’ southeast side Thursday morning after a neighbor noticed smoke coming from the roof of a house.

Fire crews were called to 5409 SE 28th St. just before 11:00 a.m. after smoke was seen coming from a home. Firefighters responded quickly and were able to extinguish the fire.

Officials say they believe the fire started from a mechanical issue in the home’s attic.

The residents were not home but Animal Control did rescue a dog.

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