Mother, 2 kids escape house fire

Dog dies in fire on Dove Creek


SAN ANTONIO – A mother and two children escaped a house fire Monday morning on the city's West Side.

The fire started around 9:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Dove Creek.

Fire crews said the blaze destroyed an attached room that was part of the back porch converted to a playroom.

The mother and two kids managed to escape.

A dog in a kennel died in the blaze. 

The fire department listed the cause of the fire as a cigarette lighter.

Damage was estimated at $45,000.

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