Family dog dies in Sparta house fire

Posted at 1:41 AM, Jun 01, 2019

SPARTA, Mich. — A family dog has passed away after a home in Sparta caught fire.

Dispatchers in Kent County confirm that it started at about 11:15 p.m. Friday at the house on the 8000 block of Alpine Ave.

We’re told Fire Departments from Alpine and Sparta worked for a while to put out the flames and that it was very involved.

Everyone inside at the time made it out safely though they have been displaced for now.

The case is still being investigated as crews determine what might have started the blaze.