Dozens of Dogs Killed in IL Kennel Fire

A kennel fire in West Chicago left more than 30 dogs dead Monday.

Firefighters arrived to see heavy fire coming from the second-floor windows of a two-story house, which had dog kennels attached to it on either side, according to a statement from the Carol Stream Fire Protection District. FOX32 reported that crews were able to rescue more than 20 dogs from the structure.

One civilian was also injured, and three firefighters sustained dog bites, according to the report.

Fire crews from Carol Stream, West Chicago, Wheaton, Bloomingdale, and Hanover Park responded to the scene.


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