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Seven people including OPD officer taken to hospital following Omaha house fire late Tuesday

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Posted at 5:58 AM, Dec 07, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — According to the Omaha Fire Department (OFD), seven people including an Omaha Police officer were hospitalized after a Tuesday night house fire near 28th and Vane St.

The fire started around 9:15 p.m. and when crews arrived, the front of the house was fully engulfed in fire.

A working fire was declared and all occupants were out of the house upon arrival by fire crews.

Omaha Police helped several occupants of the home prior to OFD's arrival.

Two adults and four juveniles were taken to the hospital. One Omaha Police officer also went to the hospital and was treated for smoke inhalation, according to OFD.

Two dogs and a cat died in the fire. No injuries were reported by fire crews.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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