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Fire leaves 12 puppies dead and 14 misplaced in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon resident John McShaw, who said he

Mount Vernon resident John McShaw, who said he has relatives who lived at the scene of a fire at 271 S. Second Ave. in Mount Vernon, inquires as to the whereabouts of the family. Several dogs died at the scene. (Dec. 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

A fire, that allegedly began from alcohol on a dirt bike's hot motor, killed 12 puppies and left many homeless on South Second Avenue in Mount Vernon. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Mount Vernon resident John McShaw, who said he
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Mount Vernon resident John McShaw, who said he has relatives who lived at the scene of a fire at 271 S. Second Ave. in Mount Vernon, inquires as to the whereabouts of the family. Several dogs died at the scene. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Mount Vernon Fire Dep. Chief Peter McDonald, left,
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Mount Vernon Fire Dep. Chief Peter McDonald, left, stands in front of the scene of a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

A firefighter walks past the scene the morning
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

A firefighter walks past the scene the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Heavy damage is seen the morning after a fire at 271 S. 2nd Ave. in Mount Vernon. Several dogs perished at the scene, and family members are being assisted by the Red Cross. (Dec. 28, 2012)

A Mount Vernon house fire killed 12 puppies
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

A Mount Vernon house fire killed 12 puppies and left 14 people homeless on South 2nd Avenue. (Dec. 28, 2012)

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