Two Pets Dead After House Fire in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two family pets perished after a fire at a home in Scranton.

The fire broke out around 7:30 p.m. at the home along Hampton Street in the city.

According to a fire marshal, the fire was accidental and started in the kitchen.

Two people were home at the time but were able to get out safely.

Fire officials say a cat and a dog died as a result of the fire in Scranton.

1 Comment

  • savescrantonhistory

    So the residents made it out fine but didn’t think to try and get their pets out? Typical. Even if they could be charged for neglect (and letting them die certainly is neglectful) it’d end up being no more than a slap on the wrist.

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