PITTSFIELD -- A two-alarm fire caused damage to a house near Reid Middle School on Sunday afternoon, according to Pittsfield fire officials.

The owner of the house at 197 Montgomery Ave. Ext. discovered the fire upon returning home about 4:20 p.m., according to Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski.

No other family members were home at the time, but the owner did rescue the family dog.

Firefighters were able to contain the damage to the second story of the home, officials said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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