ELGIN, Ill. (CBS) — Elgin firefighters rescued several cats from a burning home Saturday afternoon.
The Elgin Fire Department was called out to the 800 block of Buckeye Street for reports of smoke coming from a home around 12:01 p.m., according to the department.READ MORE: Elderly Cab Driver Shot In Roseland Carjacking
Firefighters quickly put out the flames. Neighbors told firefighters no one was home, but there were several family pets inside. Firefighters rescued several cats from the house. The cats were successfully treated for smoke inhalation by an on-scene ambulance crew.READ MORE: Belmont Cragin Carjacking Leads To Fiery Crash, Multiple Other Parked Cars Struck
The fire was contained to the home’s kitchen, but the family was displaced due to smoke damage, according to the department.MORE NEWS: CPD: Woman Accidentally Shot, Killed By Boyfriend In McKinley Park