Firefighters approach the burning residence in Lakeside. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Multiple dogs have been put at risk, and some possibly died, in an early morning fire at a home in Lakeside that served as a kennel.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department learned of smoke inside the residence in the 8700 block of Winter Gardens Boulevard just after 3 a.m. Sunday morning.

The agency’s bomb and arson unit was sent to the scene, spokesperson Lt. Cliff Rinder said.

At 3:55 a.m., the fire continued to burn and the sheriff’s department learned of dogs possibly trapped in the residence.

California Highway Patrol and Lakeside Fire Department also responded.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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