Firefighters Unable To Rescue Some Cats From Blaze

LINCOLN-LEMINGTON (KDKA) — A woman in her 80’s was treated for smoke inhalation after her house in Lincoln-Lemington caught fire Sunday morning.

It happened in the 1300-block of Oakdene Street around 10 a.m.

The woman was alone in the house with her 7 cats when the fire started.

Firefighters were able to rescue her from the home. She was uninjured, but she was treated for smoke inhalation.

At least three cats were rescued from the fire. Firefighters were unable to save all of them.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but they suspect it may have been started by a space heater.

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