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4 pets die in animal hospital fire

December 13, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Two dogs and two cats were killed in a fire at an animal hospital in the San Fernando Valley Sunday morning.The fire was reported at about 1 a.m. at the West Hills Animal Hospital on Platt Avenue,

Fire officials said the blaze broke out on the roof of the building. The animals apparently died of smoke inhalation.

Firefighters were able to save one puppy, which was taken to another animal hospital for treatment.

No people were inside the building at the time of the fire. The cause is under investigation.