A family of six lost their home and three pets when their house caught on fire Tuesday morning in northwest Atlanta.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at a one-story home on Rosemary Street about 11:45 a.m., Atlanta fire spokesman Sgt. Cortez Stafford said.
Two adults and four children live there, but none of them were home when the fire began, authorities said. The blaze killed three of the family’s pets, including a dog, a bird and a turtle, Stafford said.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze, but not before it badly damaged the family’s home. The cause is still under investigation.
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