Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A house near Eastwood Park caught fire Tuesday night and some cats were killed in the blaze.

The Fire Dept. says the blaze was reported just before 8:00 PM at 2349 Tee Time Rd SE.

Crews arrived to find flames coming from the basement level of the home. The fire was put out right away and firefighters determined no one was home but they found four dead cats inside.

The department says “there was fire damage to the basement and significant smoke damage throughout the home.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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