A fire broke out at Lea's Floral Shop in East McKeesport on Saturday afternoon.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

EAST MCKEESPORT (KDKA) – Firefighters were dispatched to Lea’s Floral Shop in East McKeesport just before 12:30 on Saturday.

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The fire began in the shop and spread to one apartment.

The owner tells KDKA a neighbor had alerted them to the fire.

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According to firefighters, everyone inside of the shop and the apartment were able to get out safely but unfortunately, a cat died.

“We were able to get a quick knock, get our truck set up here, the crews did a great job and it was just impeccable timing with everyone,” said Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Swidorsky of the United Volunteer Fire Department.

(Photo Credit: Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Company 1)

The county fire marshal is investigating the cause.

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More details tonight on KDKA News.