5 cats killed in Sheboygan house fire near 10th and Bell

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Five cats were killed in a Sheboygan house fire near 10th and Bell around 4 p.m. Monday, July 20.

According to the Sheboygan Fire Department, the department received multiple reports of dense black smoke in the 1000 block of Bell Avenue. Firefighters arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from a residential roof. Officials say firefighters saved one dog from the fire, but five cats died. No one was home at the time of the fire.

Crews remained on scene for three hours. Officials estimate the damage to cost $30,000.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

The Sheboygan Fire Department was assisted by the Town of Sheboygan Fire Department, Kohler Fire Department, Haven Fire Department, City of Sheboygan Falls Fire Department, Sheboygan Police, and Orange Cross Ambulance. 

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