Boston Fire and EMS responders are being credited with saving the life of a cat during a Sunday morning fire in Boston.
Boston firefighters arrived to 78 West Cottage St. at 10:25 a.m. in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. Heavy smoke was showing on the second floor of a 3-story brick apartment building.
During the two alarm blaze, crews rescued a pet cat from the building and handed it off to first responders standing by.
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The cat was given oxygen and first aid and was said to be "reacting positively."
Investigators believe the fire started after an electrical short circuit in a bedroom on the second floor. The 2-alarm fire was knocked down and no other injuries were reported.