UPDATE: 7 pets perish in South Bend house fire

7 pets perish in South Bend house fire // WSBT 22 Photo

Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 200 block of North Chicago Street on Sunday night.

Two people were home at the time. They made it out safely, but a number of pets perished in the blaze.

Four cats, two dogs and a bird were killed.

The fire was first called in around 9:09 p.m.

Still no word on what started the fire. Investigators say the fire originiated in the living room.

WSBT 22 will keep you updated as information becomes available.

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