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Authorities Investigating Death Of Dog Intentionally Set On Fire in Ventura County

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:12am

Authorities are investigating a brutal attack on a dog in Ventura County, which was intentionally set on fire by someone.

It happened just after 3 a.m. Saturday, on the 1000 block of Mesa Drive, in the Camarillo Heights area. Somone called 911 after seeing a fire burning in a ravine. Arriving firefighters discovered someone had poured a flammable liquid on a three year old basset hound, and set him on fire. The dog, named Buddy, later died from his injuries.

Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad/Arson Team members are investigating the incident, as are Ventura County Fire investigators. Some evidence was collected at the scene, but no arrests have been made so far.

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