Officials battle house fire on Cooper Ave.

Officials were on the scene of a house fire Wednesday night in the 800 block of Cooper Avenue.

Chief Ricky Shores with the Columbus Fire Department said one elderly woman was inside the home but was not injured.

However, a dog inside the home died as a result of the fire.

Officials say the home suffered significant damage and the Red Cross is offering assistance.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details.  

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