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      Hartsburg fire destroys dog kennel

      No one was hurt and the owners got all 3 of their dogs to safety.

      Fire destroyed a dog kennel and a two car garage in Southern Boone County on Saturday morning.

      Firefighters arrived on the scene around 10:18 a.m. and saw flames and smoke coming from the building on East Zumwalt Road near Hartsburg.

      No one was hurt and the owners got all 3 of their dogs to safety.

      The cause of the fire is under investigation.

      Firefighters quickly had the flames under control despite the cold weather.

      Southern Boone Fire District Spokesman Price Nichols said, ??We had no problems with anything freezing or the slick roads. The county has the roads in pretty good shape so we had no problems there.??

      Investigators estimate the damage at about $100,000.