Cat missing after Janesville house fire

No injuries were reported at the scene, according to JFD.
Early morning house fire at 2117 Bell Ave.
Early morning house fire at 2117 Bell Ave.(Source: WIFR)
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 9:10 PM CDT
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Janesville Fire Department responded to a residential fire Thursday evening that left one cat missing.

Janesville Fire and Police Units were dispatched to the 1400 block of Greenwich Lane at 4:55 p.m. Crews were advised that all occupants had exited the house while they were en route, according to JFD.

When they arrived, firefighters saw flames showing from the back of the house. JFD quickly extinguished the fire before it was able to advance to the inside of the home. Firefighters were able to rescue two dogs and a cat, which were reunited with homeowners. JFD said one cat is still missing after firefighters searched the house.

No injuries were reported at the scene, according to JFD. The Red Cross is assisting four adults and two children who lived in the home.

Damage to the home is estimated to be $80,000.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under further investigation.

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