Cat and dog die in mobile home fire

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Two animals have died and another is recovering from a mobile home fire in Idaho Falls.

It happened just after 5:10 p.m. Wednesday night at the Shady Rest Campground near the Yellowstone Highway.

No residents or firefighters were injured in the blaze.

A cat and a dog were found dead inside the house.

Firefighters also found a husky puppy struggling to breathe. The dog was treated at the scene and taken to the vet.

The Idaho Falls Fire Department said the cause of the fire was a stove accidentally left on and unattended.

The mobile home is a total loss.

Those who lived there remain for the moment in family.


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