Pets killed in house fire in NE Houston

HOUSTON The fire started just before 9am on Abernathy near Wyle just northeast of downtown Houston. Fire crews say the homeowner burned her arm while cooking and the fire got out of control. The woman and her neighbors used garden hoses to try to contain the fire, but they were unsuccessful.

The woman was able to escape. However, three Chihuahuas and a parakeet were killed. A fourth dog was saved.

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