The GA State Fire Marshal’s Office  has been called to investigate a fire at the Gordon County Animal Shelter on Harris Beamer Road that began on Wednesday.

Reports said that 23 dogs were housed with all being rescued from the facility; however, 3 of them managed to run off. The other 20 were either housed by Calhoun Animal Shelter and shelter volunteers. Unfortunately, two cats perished.

Additional information will be made available at a later date concerning assistance from all you who have offered to help.