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Five animals killed in fire

Five animals killed in fire

Two dogs and three cats were killed in a fire that broke out in a semidetached house in Palting (district of Braunau, Upper Austria) yesterday (Tues). 13 horses were saved.

The fire broke out between 11.00 and 13.00. When the 37-year-old housewife came home just before 13.00, her and her husband could not enter the house any more, due to heavy smoke.

The couple saved 13 horses from the stable next to the house. The woman called the fire brigade, who were able to extinguish the source of fire in the living room.

The fire broke out in the area of an old tiled stove. The flames jumped over to laundry and paper. The ground floor and the first floor were strongly affected by the high heat generation and the smoke. Two dogs and three cats were killed in the fire.

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