According to the Riverside County Fire Department, two of the animals were resuscitated after being in grave condition due to smoke inhalation.
The blaze was reported about 11:15 a.m. in the 15100 block of Coral Court, prompting a response from about two dozen firefighters. The flames were extinguished within 10 minutes.
Residential Structure Fire in Lake Elsinore RPT 11:13 AM: Fire contained, three dogs rescued (two ressuscitated). Homeowner displaced. 15100 Blk Coral Ct. Lk Elsinore. 7 ENG, 1 TRK, 1 Chief Officer. Photos: CAL FIRE/RCOFD. More: https://t.co/dO5M3ofV0k #CoralIncident #02petmask pic.twitter.com/75Gei8eBJm— CAL FIRE Riverside (@CALFIRERRU) September 23, 2019
"Airway measures took place, and firefighters were successful in resuscitating the family pets," the Fire Department said in a statement.
The pets were returned to their owner, who was displaced by the fire.
The cause of the incident was under investigation.