Woman injured, 12 dogs die in Benton City fire

  • Mon Feb 6th, 2012 8:22am
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Associated Press

BENTON CITY — A 64-year-old woman suffered burns on her hands in a house fire in Benton City where 12 small dogs died.

The woman was treated for first- and second-degree burns at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

KNDU reports the Saturday afternoon fire apparently started in the kitchen.

The woman renting the home had taken in dogs temporarily. Volunteers rescued at least one puppy.