House fire in Petersburg

The Petersburg Fire Department fought a blaze at a home in the 100 block of Branch Street today (Wed).    The home sustained major damage and witnesses told WAMW that it apparently started in the garage.   No one was injured.  One person was inside but got out without injury.   Two pet dogs however, were lost in the blaze according to authorities.

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.  Names of the occupants and owners of the home were not released.