Published November 04 2012
5 dogs, cat rescued from Minnesota animal hospital fire; blaze was intentionally setNORTH BRANCH, Minn. — North Branch police are asking for the public's help after someone intentionally set fire to the North Branch Veterinary Hospital.
Police say five dogs and a cat were rescued without injury after fire officials were called to the fire at 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
Fire officials from North Branch, Harris, Rush City and Stacy worked to put out the blaze.
The state fire marshal confirmed this is a case of arson.
Authorities are offering an award of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest in the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call North Branch police at (651) 674-8848 or the arson hotline at (800) 723-2020.