(Porter County, IN) - Several pets died in a Porter County house fire over the weekend. The fire happened Friday night in Jackson Township, several miles west of Westville.
Upon arrival, authorities said there was heavy fire in the basement.
Attempts were made to resuscitate the dogs and cats, but they succumbed to smoke inhalation. One person was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation, officials said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.