Two children who escaped the home on Oak Street told the officers that their dog and cat were still inside.
Officers Sergio Rivera and James Galanos heard a two-year-old chihuahua named JJ whimpering and found him in a cage near the flames. Then, they located the cat named Tiger in the basement.
Fortunately no people - or animals - were injured.
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