Man, child escape northeast Nebraska home fire

By: AP
By: AP

Dakota City, NE (AP) - A man and child have escaped unharmed from a fire that erupted while they were asleep at their Dakota City home in northeast Nebraska.

The fire was reported just before 2 p.m. Thursday.

Dakota City Fire Chief Clint Rasmussen says the man and child were awakened by a popping noise. They got out through a bedroom window. Two dogs and a pet rabbit were killed.

The fire cause is being investigated.

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