Dog Lost in Oakville House Fire

No other injuries were reported and the cause is still unknown for a house fire on White Pine Drive.

All residents got out safely, but one dog did not survive a house fire on the 5700 block of White Pine Drive. 

The fire started around 6 a.m. Thursday, said Deputy Chief Dan LaFata with the .

Flames started in the basement of the home and quickly got into the attic, he said. The cause of the fire is still unknown and firefighters believe the home is a total loss. 

Editor's Note: If anyone is organizing help for this family, please email sarah.flagg@patch.com or call 314-258-1131. 

Paula Chung August 31, 2012 at 02:57 PM
well what kind of dog is it... i want to see a picture of the poor puppy not a firetruck!!
Ashley Anderson August 31, 2012 at 03:02 PM
You want to see a photograph of a poor dead dog? You're sick. This family has suffered enough, they don't need their tragedy on the front page.
Bryan Andrews. August 31, 2012 at 03:44 PM
Paula is sick if she even exist. Anither troll
Mary September 02, 2012 at 07:50 PM
I have a chihuah I am willing to give them if they want another dog..
Jerry F November 17, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Ashley, I really don't think Paula wanted to see a picture of the dead dog, she just wanted to see a picture of the dog.


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