Fire damages pet rescue home in Richland

A fire heavily damages a pet rescue home and kills more than a dozen cats early this morning in Richland.

Investigators believe the fire started in the garage and spread quickly to the attic of the home located on the 1400 block of Brookwood Avenue.

The family was able to get out of the home unharmed, however, 13 cats died as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.