O’HARA TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Two pets are believed to have died in a house fire Friday evening in O’Hara Township.

The fire was first reported around 8 p.m. along Oak Hill Road.

Officials at the scene said the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen.

Firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof in order to ventilate the home.

According to officials, no one was home when the fire broke out, but the owner’s pets – a cat and a dog – were inside and are believed to have died.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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