Cabin built in 1790 damaged in blaze

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Kennel co-owner hurt in fire

By Jesef Williams

A Lancaster woman suffered smoke-related injuries after she tried to save her dogs in a house fire Wednesday morning.
The fire started before 8 a.m. at the log cabin home of Rudy and Linda Shipton, the owners of Palmetto Kennels.
Their house, built in 1790, is located behind their business, off Charlotte Highway, just north of the Shiloh Unity Road intersection.
Lancaster County Fire Marshal Stephen Blackwelder said fire officials received the call at 8:12 a.m. about the blaze. The fire began in a bedroom, he said.

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