Franklin Fire 

Karen McNeil was already at work when the fire started just before5:30 AM. McNeil’sfather lives next door and was awaken byhis barking dog. When he looked out the window he spotted flames comming from next door. McNeil says he ran to the trailor but when he opened the door a burst of flames knocked him from the porch and blew out the windows. The home is a total loss.Whilethere were no human casualties, adog, two cats and some birds died in the blaze. There is no word on what started the fire.