2 cats survive apartment fire

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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded to a call at approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning of a house fire at 500 McNab Road.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out. Two cats were inside the home at the time of the fire. One escaped unharmed, the other was brought out by firefighters lifeless with burned paws.

After CPR and oxygen were given to the cat, it then began breathing on its own and was then taken to a 24 hour emergency hospital in Oakland Park where it continues to improve.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is believed that the fire began from a mattress in a bedroom.

The woman who lived in the apartment is staying with family. No other apartments were damaged in the fire.

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