Dog, cat killed in Santee house fire

Posted at 4:19 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 20:09:32-04

Two house pets were killed Wednesday afternoon in a fire that erupted at a Santee home.

The fire broke out shortly after 3 p.m. at a house in the 9200 block of Willowgrove Avenue, near Carlton Hills Boulevard, according to authorities.

10News learned a woman in the home heard her smoke alarm go off and ran out of the home.

Responding firefighters were able to get a dog and cat out of the house, but attempts to revive them were unsuccessful.

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.