Bayonne house fire kills 4 dogs; other pets missing

BAYONNE, NJ (WABC) -- A second-alarm fire at a house in Bayonne Wednesday morning claimed the lives of multiple animals.

Four dogs are confirmed dead and another dog and a cat are missing from the home on West 21st Street.

The fire started in the basement just before 5 a.m. and quickly spread through the rest of the house.

The two residents were able to get out of the house, but the animals were trapped.

Additionally, there was a turtle in the first-floor kitchen sink that survived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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