FAIRBANKS — Fire damaged a two-story home in Moose Creek on Saturday.

The home’s occupants were not home at the time of the fire, which was reported at 5:14 p.m., according to the North Star Volunteer Fire Department. The fire occurred at a home on Hope Street in Moose Creek.

North Star responded with two engines, a command vehicle and six firefighters.

Smoke was coming from the home when crews arrived. Firefighters entered the home and quickly extinguished a small fire in the basement living room, according to a news release from the fire department.  

Although fire damage was confined to the basement living room, the home reportedly sustained extensive smoke damage throughout.

The occupants returned home to find their home full of smoke.

No injuries were reported, but the family dog died in the fire, according to the fire department.

The Red Cross provided assistance to the family. The home was insured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Contact the newsroom at 459-7572.

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