16 cats injured, 9 cats dead in Chesapeake house fire

16 cats injured, 9 cats dead in Chesapeake house fire

16 cats injured, 9 cats dead in Chesapeake house fire

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by 13 News

WVEC.com

Posted on December 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM

Updated Saturday, Oct 26 at 1:37 AM

Cats die in house fire

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CHESAPEAKE-- Nine cats were dead and 16 cats were injured in a smokey house fire in Great Bridge Wednesday night. 

Firefighters were called to  the 200 block of Scarlett Drive around  7:05 p.m. and when they arrived they saw smoke coming from a one story house.  They were able to get the fire under control by 7:30 p.m.

According to Fire Captain Scott Saunders,  no one was home at the time but there were a number of pets in the house.  In addition to 9 cats being dead and 16 cats injured, one dog was also hurt.

There were no other injuries and the fire is under investigation.
 

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