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Puppy rescued from Washington Park fire

Bad wiring may have caused a fire at an occupied home in the 5400 block of Rosemont in Washington Park, a fire department official said.

The home had one room burned, said Washington Park Fire Chief Sharon Davis. A woman and small child live at the home but were not at home at the time of the fire on Wednesday evening.

Washington Park firefighters successfully rescued a puppy, Jasper, from the fire. There were no injuries.

Davis said the Red Cross is assisting the family.

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