Posted: May 29, 2013 3:19 PM by MTN News
MISSOULA - Several pets perished in an early morning Missoula house fire.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the structure. Later it was discovered that 16 and 20 pets did not survive the smoke and fire.
There were cats, dogs, snakes, birds and chickens inside the home.
Two occupants were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The damages are estimated at $45,000.
Fire investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire.