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2 pets killed in Mt. Washington fire

Two pets died when fire broke out inside this Beechmont Avenue apartment complex Thursday morning. (FOX19 NOW/Mike Wueste) Two pets died when fire broke out inside this Beechmont Avenue apartment complex Thursday morning. (FOX19 NOW/Mike Wueste)
MOUNT WASHINGTON (FOX19) -

Two pets - a dog and a rabbit - were killed when fire broke out in a Beechmont Avenue apartment early Thursday.

The two residents who live in the basement apartment  are displaced, said Cincinnati District 4 Fire Chief Craig Coburn.

The rest of the building's occupants were evacuated for about an hour, he said.

They have been permitted back inside.

The blaze was contained in about 10 minutes to the basement apartment, according to Coburn.

Damage was set at $10,000.

The cause remains under investigation.

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