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John Stennes / Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks fire department inspectors examine a house Thursday morning on the north end of the city. The house burned late Wednesday night, claiming the life of a woman and 19 dogs. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Woman, 19 dogs die in Grand Forks fire

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Yellow police tape marked off a perimeter around a fire-damaged small single-story gray house in the Riverside Park neighborhood Thursday in Grand Forks.


Fire trucks and police cars were parked nearby as neighbors watched firefighters process the grim scene.

An elderly Grand Forks woman died in a fire late Wednesday night that gutted the house at Fenton Avenue and North Fifth Street north of Gateway Drive and several blocks east of Home of Economy.

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