At least seven pets died in an Acton house fire Thursday evening.
Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters were called just after 7:50 p.m. to the house at 3855 W. Acton Ave., near the Santa Clara River, according to a department statement.
Firefighters knocked the flames down by about 9:30 p.m. However, they discovered six dogs and a cat were killed in the blaze, according to the fire department
No other injuries were reported.
Initial reports indicated that the home belonged to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy, but fire department officials nor the sheriff’s department could confirm the details.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.