No one hurt from Beloit house fire, two dogs escpaed safely

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BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) -- No one is hurt after a Beloit home caught on fire Friday afternoon.

Crews responded to a house fire in the 1000 block of Elm Street around 2:45 p.m. According to the city of Beloit, no one was home during the fire and the homeowner came back to heavy smoke.

Fire officials say two dogs were home during the fire, but escaped safely.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire. The amount of damage to the home is unknown.

Fire departments from the Beloit, South Beloit, Harlem-Roscoe, Clinton, Janesville and the Town of Turtle responded to the fire. Crews from MercyHealth and SWEPT rehab also reported to the scene.

Officials say more fire crews were needed based on the construction of the house.