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Family loses three dogs in Plainfield house fire

Plainfield fire officials are investigating the cause of a Tuesday evening fire that left a family of seven homeless. Firefighters responded to several 911 calls around 8:29 p.m. about a fire on the 14400 block of S. Maple Court. Callers told dispatchers they could see flames and smoke coming from the living room window, according to a news release from the Plainfield Fire Protection District. The family of seven — two adults and five children — were not home at the time of the fire, according to the release. Three dogs and several small pets, however, perished in the fire. No one else was injured in the blaze. Fire officials have deemed the home uninhabitable and the American...