07/16/14 - 10:31pm
Several pets died in a house fire in Sterling Wednesday morning.
Central Emergency Services responded to a residential fire at 10:35 a.m. on Barbara Street off Mile 82 of the Sterling Highway.
Crews arrived within 10 minutes to find a two-story house emitting smoke but didn’t find any occupants inside, according to a press release from CES Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson.
Firefighters had the fire under control in 15 minutes and extinguished in 30 minutes. Nobody was injured in the fire, but CES reported that several pets were lost.