DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - Firefighters battled a fire in a Dougherty County home that killed a pet Friday afternoon.
Firefighters said an electrical problem in a plug in a back room started the fire on Gravel Hill Road.
Kids in the neighborhood spotted the smoke about 2:30 at Charles Bowling's home.
No one was home at the time.
A german sheppard was killed, and firefighters say a large burmese python was missing.
The home sustained some fire and heavy smoke damage in the back room, and moderate smoke damage throughout the house.