Kitchen fire kills 2 pets at triplex on Northwest Side; residents unharmed, SAFD says

Fire was called in just before 1 a.m. in 6800 block of Mountain Spring Drive

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that killed two pets at a triplex on the city’s Northwest Side early Wednesday morning.

The fire was called in just before 1 a.m. at a home in the 6800 block of Mountain Spring Drive, not far from Babcock Road.

Firefighters said when they arrived, they found heavy smoke showing from the single-story triplex. They managed to get a quick knockdown of the fire.

Fire officials said the four residents got out safely, but their cat and dog however did not make it out. The cause of the kitchen fire is not currently known.

Only one unit in the triplex was affected by the fire. There were no other reported injuries.

The San Antonio Fire Department, the San Antonio Police Department and EMS all responded to the call.

A damage estimate to the building was not given.

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