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NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Fire Department is on the scene of a house fire in Lakeview.

It happened before 7 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Sharon Drive near Veterans Boulevard.

At the scene, smoke was visible from the second floor and fire officials say the fire was considered a 2-alarm fire.

There were four people in the home at the time of the fire, but all four have been evacuated and there are no major injuries reported at this time, however, the family dog did die as a result of the fire.

After about an hour of fighting the fire, NOFD does have the fire under control and investigators will remain on the scene as their investigation into the cause of the fire continues.

WWL-TV will have more information on the fire as soon as it becomes available.

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