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Two cats die in a mobile home fire, several saved using pet oxygen masks

Two cats die in a mobile home fire, several saved using pet oxygen masks

By Matt Mayhood. CREATED Apr 7, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) --Two cats were killed in a mobile home fire Saturday night near Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane, on the valley's east side. Several other cats were saved by firefighters with the help of pet oxygen masks.

Clark County Firefighters were called to the mobile home after multiple callers reported the fire. According to county officials, heavy smoke and flames were visible from the rear of the mobile home. Firefighters were able to put the fire out quickly.

Two people were at the residence at the time of the fire, however, they were able to exit safely and met firefighters when they responded. One of the occupants was taken to UMC for minor smoke inhalation and the other was unharmed.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. Firefighters estimated the damage will cost $50,000.