2 pets killed after garage fire spreads to house in Washington County

CANONSBURG, Pa. — Two family pets died in a house fire in Washington County on Tuesday evening.

According to a Washington County 911 supervisor, the call for a residential fire on Valley Road in Canonsburg came in at 5:16 p.m.

Officials told Channel 11 the owners of the home are doing renovation work on the structure, which was previously a commercial building.

A resident of the home was working outside near the attached garage. The resident went inside for a short time and saw the garage was on fire when he returned outside.

Officials said flames spread to the rest of the residence quickly.

No injuries were reported in the blaze.

The family dog was rescued from the fire, but a cat and an iguana did not survive.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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