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More than 20 cats killed in Knoxville house fire

Knoxville Fire Department report the owners were not home during the fire.
KFD on scene at Gap Fire Road
KFD on scene at Gap Fire Road(Knoxville Fire Department)
Published: Jul. 11, 2021 at 5:52 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Fire Department responded to a house fire on 3311 Gap Road around 3:40 p.m. Sunday afternoon, according to the Knoxville Fire Department.

Neighbors reported the owners were not home but pets were inside. After searching the house, firefighters found 21 dead cats.

No people were injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation, according to Captain D.J. Corcoran.

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