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15 pets killed, 3 displaced, firefighter injured in Suffolk house fire

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 22:13:27-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded to a house fire that killed several animals and displaced 3 people Saturday.

Crews responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Kingsdale Road of the Kingsdale neighborhood around 8:22 p.m.

Officials say there was no one at the residence when firefighters first arrived.

Multiple pets were killed in the fire, including 3 dogs, 7 kittens, and 5 snakes. Three adults were displaced.

One firefighter was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. The fire was called under control at 9:42 p.m., officials say.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.