Multiple pets die in morning house fire in Evansville

Multiple pets die in morning house fire in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Crews responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of N. Weinbach Avenue in Evansville Thursday morning.

Dispatch tells us that call came in around 5:50 a.m.

Crews say the fire started in a basement bedroom.

Officials say five people were living in the home, but they all made it out safely.

Authorities also say they had four dogs, six cats and a snake in the home. They say fire crews rescued two of the dogs. However, four cats died in the fire.

The family was displaced, but officials say they didn’t need Red Cross assistance at this time.

Investigators say the cause of the fire was electrical.

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