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Pet squirrels, cat killed in Seminole house fire

SEMINOLE — Firefighters extinguished a residential fire that killed a pet cat and pet squirrels, according to Seminole Fire Rescue.

The fire at 13870 Oak Forest Blvd. S was reported at 12:52 p.m. According to Interim Fire Chief George Bessler, two women were inside the house when the fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom.

Firefighters put out the fire by 1:15 p.m. and were able to contain damage to the bedroom. The occupants' pet squirrels and a cat that were in that bedroom perished, Bessler said.

The two women escaped uninjured. An investigation continues into the cause.

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Pet squirrels, cat killed in Seminole house fire 12/15/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 6:16pm]
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