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Fire Near Collinsville Caused By Electric Blanket For Dog

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GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- We now know what caused a fire that destroyed a home near Collinsville on Friday.

County Fire Marshal Kevin Walton says after speaking with the couple that lives there, he believes it was accidental in nature.

It was caused an electric blanket for the couple's dog, also called a pet warmer, that was plugged in on the porch.

Walton says that area of the home on Jenkins Road burned up in the fire.  A man and dog escaped without injury and the American Red Cross put the couple up in a hotel temporarily.