The Anne Arundel County, MD Fire Department rescued several cats and dogs from a house fire today and treated them with oxygen at the scene.
Anne Arundel County Fire Department reported Tuesday:
Daytime Fire Displaces Glen Burnie Family
County Firefighters responded to a fire this afternoon in Glen Burnie that displaced two adult residents. At around 1:00 p.m., calls were received reporting a house fire in the 400 block of 7th Avenue N.E.
Upon arrival, firefighters found fire evident from a one-story occupied dwelling. Thirty personnel were able to bring this incident under control in less than 30 minutes. In the process of controlling the fire, several pets were rescued from the home. They were given oxygen on the scene and ultimately taken to a local animal hospital for further treatment. The cause of the fire remains under investigation however it is believed that the cause was accidental in nature.
The fire caused approximately $60,000 in total damage to the home. The family denied assistance by the Red Cross and no injuries were reported. No smoke alarms were found in the home.