UPDATE 10:01p.m. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Melissa Millecam, City of San Marcos spokesperson, said four cats died in the fire. The cat firefighters resuscitated later died of smoke inhalation, according to the San Marcos Animal Shelter.
The sole occupant of the home was away at work during the blaze. The fire killed one of two cats living in the house, but firefighters resuscitated the other one. Both animals were transported to the San Marcos Animal Shelter.
The blaze, reported at around 7:45 p.m, was quickly extinguished by San Marcos firefighters before it could spread to adjoining houses and property. San Marcos Fire Marshal Ken Bell is investigating the incident.Email | Print