Newport Family Searches for Dog Missing After House Fire 

A family in Newport whose home was damaged by fire now needs helping looking for one of their dogs rescued from the flames. The fire on Monday started near a window on the first floor of the house on Water Street. Only the family pets were inside at the time.Firefighters managed to get them all out, but the owners say 4-year-old Jasper got scared and ran off. He’s a lab mix reverse brindle breed. The family is asking people in the community to help them find the dog.If you’ve spotted Jasper or taken him in, you can contact Denise Cleveland at 341-1078 or 341-0869.