Four pets killed in La Crosse house fire

LA CROSSE (WKBT) – Four pets were killed in a house fire in La Crosse, Wednesday.

Firefighters arrived at 5:20 pm to find heavy fire and smoke coming from a rear window at 1415 Market Street. Seven firetrucks responded to the blaze. While some were in the process of extinguishing the fire, other firefighters searched the interior for occupants. Crews found no people inside, but discovered 1 dog and 3 cats that had died.

The house sustained heavy smoke and fire damage. The cause is still under investigation.

La Crosse Fire Department, Holmen Fire Department, Gundersen Tri-State, La Crosse County Emergency Dispatch Center, La Crosse Police and Xcel Energy assisted in response.

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