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Multiple animals rescued from Salt Lake City house fire Saturday morning

SLCFD Animal Rescue
Posted at 12:30 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 01:38:16-05

The residents of a home in Salt Lake City, including many pets, are safe after an early morning fire.

Crews responded to a basement fire in the area of 400 North and 1400 West Saturday morning.

In addition to the four residents of the home, crews also saved six dogs, one large tortoise, two small tortoises, three cats, one parrot, three snakes, and two lizards.

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Crews were unable to rescue one bird.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the family.