Cats rescued from house fire


RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) — A home that caught fire in the 1600 block of Grove Avenue on Wednesday is considered a total loss.

Officials say crews were called to the area around 10:30 a.m., where an unoccupied home was on fire.

Four cats were rescued from the flames. They are in good condition and receiving care from a local veterinary hospital.

Foul play is not suspected as officials work to determine what caused the fire.

An excavation company was called to the scene to demolish the remainder of the home to prevent safety hazards.

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