February 13, 2018 8:01 am

Fire at Burlington animal hospital likely caused by careless smoking

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Officials say careless smoking may have been the cause of a fire at a Burlington animal hospital.

 

Crews arrived at around 8 p.m. Monday after a blaze broke out in the basement of Askey Animal Hospital on Fairview Street.

No animals were injured but some were taken to nearby vets as a precaution.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.

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