Two dogs rescued in Portsmouth house fire

Posted at 11:51 AM, May 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-20 13:40:31-04

Portsmouth, Va. - Two dogs have been rescued after a fire at a Portsmouth home on Tuesday morning, fire officials tell NewsChannel 3.

The dogs were resuscitated at the scene.

The fire started in the basement at a home in the 300 block of Mt Vernon Avenue, according to officials. It then spread to the first floor.

Firefighters had the fire under control within 15 minutes.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.