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2 Cats Die, Others Rescued From Daly City House Fire

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DALY CITY (CBS SF) — Two cats died and a dozen more were rescued from a fire at a home in Daly City Sunday afternoon, according to the North County Fire Authority.

Firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire at a two-story home at 315 Irvington St. at about 12:20 p.m., spokesman Matt Lucett said.

Two residents at home were able to safely evacuate, and the fire was quickly extinguished, Lucett said.

Firefighters helped rescue one dog and 14 cats, two of which died from apparent smoke inhalation.

The Peninsula Humane Society responded to assist with housing the displaced animals.

No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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