Family pets killed in south Orlando home fire

Two family pets were killed after a fire broke out in a residence in south Orlando.

Orange County Fire Rescue units responded to reports of a two-story house on fire in the 5000 block of Oak Tours Drive on Friday, March 24.

Upon arrival, authorities say the second story of the home was 80% involved with flames. Firefighters determined that there were no residents in the home before putting out the blaze.

Fire consumes 2 story home in south Orlando on March 24
Firefighters found two deceased animals in a home fire in south Orlando on Friday, March 24

During their search, crews found a dog and a cat that were killed by the fire.

Authorities say the Fire Marshal is investigating the incident and that five adults have been displaced as a result of the fire.

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