Dog dies in Jacksonville house fire, Red Cross called to assist 2 people

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was called to extinguish a fire Friday night at a home on the Eastside.

According to JFRD, a dog died in the fire. The home was heavily damaged.

The cause of the fire was unclear. JFRD said the American Red Cross was called to assist two people.

The state fire marshal will investigate.