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Fire damage at Rhinecliff home estimated at $300K

33 Rhinecliff, June 26, 2021. / Brian Ristuccia photo33 Rhinecliff. / Brian Ristuccia photo

Fund-raiser established

UPDATED, July 2: A fire Saturday, June 26, at 33 Rhinecliff St. caused an estimated $300,000 damage to the home.

Deputy Chief Ryan Melly reported no people were hurt, but the owner's dog died.

Smoke damage throughout was reported, and fire damage occurred in the first-floor sitting room and kitchen.

The cause has not yet been determined.

Fifteen fire personnel responded after the first alarm sounded at 1:31 p.m. Units involved in the working fire were three engines, one ladder, R-1 and C-2.

A GoFundMe set up to help the family has raised $16,001 as of 7:00 a.m. July 2.

June 29, 2021: Those burned by April blaze coming back

This news summary was published Wednesday, June 30, 2021, and updated July 2.

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