Oskaloosa and Cedar Township firefighters extinguished a house fire in the 1000 block of South Second Street Tuesday morning. Oskaloosa Fire Chief Mark Neff said the fire department received a call at 11:04 a.m. There was no one in the home at the time of the fire. However, one puppy lost its life because of the fire. Fourteen Oskaloosa firefighters and about a half dozen Cedar Township firefighters provided mutual aid. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, Neff said.