VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — Five pets died in a house fire in Salmon Creek early Friday morning after an off-duty firefighter spotted the flames and called it in.
The fire engulfed the home on Northeast 127th Avenue around 8:30 a.m. It took fire crews about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze.
No one was home at the time of the fire, but the family’s 3 dogs and 2 cats were found dead. The Red Cross is helping the two adults and one child displaced by the blaze.
A cause of the fire has not yet been determined.