News

House fire kills dog and two cats

A couple reacts to news of the death of their dog and two cats in a house fire. - Boaz Joseph / The Leader
A couple reacts to news of the death of their dog and two cats in a house fire.
— image credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader

Smoke from a house fire killed three family pets in Newton on Sunday.

Shortly before noon, neighbours called the fire department after seeing smoke coming from a house in the 7700-block of 143 Street.

The house was full of smoke when firefighters arrived.

About 30 minutes later, the homeowners arrived to learn of the deaths of their dog and two cats.

The fire, which is believed to have started in the kitchen, is under investigation.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Witness to serious December crash in Surrey sought
 
UPDATE: Missing Surrey man located
 
Tonnes of unreported cheese at border nets $25,000 fine
Investing in downtown Mission
 
Topper Drive homeowners seek compensation in court
 
School board considers single FI program
Renewed interest in Kwantlen Band’s land
 
Fentanyl taking a deadly toll
 
Vision for Metro transportation plan set

Community Events, January 2015

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jan 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.