Dogs rescued from York County house fire

Two dogs were rescued from an unoccupied Penniman Road house that sustained extensive damage in a Tuesday morning fire, said York County Department of Fire and Life Safety Fire Chief

Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, fire crews from York and James City counties responded to a structure fire in the 1500 block of Penniman Road and found heavy fire from the roof and throughout the structure, York Count Fire and Life Safety Fire Chief Stephen P. Kopczynski wrote in a news release

Fire crews did not find anyone inside but they turned over the two dogs to York County Animal Control staff, Kopczynski said in the release.

The fire was brought under control, although the structure sustained extensive damage and partially collapsed, Kopczynski said in the release.

The fire is out, and crews were conducting salvage and overhaul, Kopczynski said. Investigators are working to determine the origin and cause of the fire. No one was injured.

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