A house fire in Felida Monday included life-saving efforts by firefighters, who found two cats and an unspecified number of kittens
Clark County Fire District 6 Firefighters were successful in saving a cat and several kittens Wednesday after a house fire in Felida.
The fire started at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on NW 34th Avenue. Initial reports say that the homeowner was home and suddenly noticed that there was a fire on the second floor of the two-story home.
The homeowner quickly left the house and called 9-1-1. Fire District 6 crews arrived in four engines and were assisted by a truck from the Vancouver Fire Department. The fire was found and knocked down in 12 minutes, after which crews found two cats and a litter of kittens.
They started CPR and were able to save one of the cats and an unspecified number of kittens. They weren’t able to save all of the cats.
The Red Cross was called and was pulling together lodging for two adults and several felines. The cause and damage estimate is being completed by the Fire Marshal’s office.
Information provided by Clark County Fire District 6.