Firefighters rescue 2 cats from Miami-Dade house fire

Firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire on Friday in Opa-locka. (MDFR)

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Flames were raging in a home when firefighters found two cats hiding under a bed on Friday in Miami-Dade County.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel, the fire started in the kitchen of a home along Ahmad Street in Opa-locka.

Fire Rescue personnel determined the cats were barely breathing, so they used oxygen masks to treat them for smoke inhalation.

MDFR personnel shared these photos:

Firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire on Friday in Opa-locka. (MDFR)
Firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire on Friday in Opa-locka. (MDFR)
Firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire on Friday in Opa-locka. (MDFR)

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