4 family pets killed in South Tampa fire, dog rescued

Firefighters administer oxygen to a dog that was rescued from a house fire in South Tampa on Tuesday morning.

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Four family pets were killed in a house fire on Tuesday morning in South Tampa.

Tampa Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire at 3310 Beaumont Street around 8:18 a.m.

No one was home when the fire broke out.

Two cats and two pet rats were killed in the blaze. Firefighters rescued one dog that was in the home. The firefighters provided medical treatment to the dog. They administered oxygen to the brown and black dog using a special mask.

A TFR spokesperson said the fire started in the kitchen and was contained in that area.

No details have been released about what caused the fire.

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