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Vet med hospital fire kills dog

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From page A1 | February 07, 2014 |

One dog was killed Thursday and three staff members suffered minor injuries when a small fire broke out inside an oxygen kennel at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

The campus fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze, which was limited to one single-patient enclosure.

“We are heartsick over the loss of this dog and extend our deepest sympathies to the client family,” said Jane Sykes, a veterinarian and director of the hospital’s Small Animal Clinic, in a statement.

According to UCD:

At about 7 a.m., hospital personnel called the campus fire department, but they were able to douse the fire with extinguishers before emergency personnel arrived. The dog inside was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hospital staff told the arriving firefighters that they heard a popping sound and immediately moved to take the dog from the kennel.

A UCD spokesman declined to say more about the dog or its owner, citing patient confidentiality.

— Reach Cory Golden at cgolden@davisenterprise.net or 530-747-8046. Follow him on Twitter at @cory_golden

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