Three animals die in house fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Three animals died in a house fire just north of downtown late Saturday night, according to the Fort Wayne Fire Department. Neighbors reported the fire in the 1000 block of Kensington Boulevard just before 10:30.

When firefighters arrived, they found flames on the outside of the home and more in the kitchen that extended to the attic. No one was found inside the home when the fire happened.

Four pets were found inside, but only one survived. That animal was treated by emergency medics and taken to Animal Care and Control for further treatment.

Firefighters got the fire under control in less than 15 minutes after arriving. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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