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Firefighters Put Out Pet Store Blaze

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(FOX 11 / CNS) Los Angeles firefighters today knocked down a non-injury fire at a Petco pet supplies store in Westchester.

The fire at the intersection of Sepulveda and La Tijera boulevards was reported around 5:15 a.m. and knocked down in 18 minutes by about 50 firefighters, a Los Angeles Fire Department dispatcher said.

Fire officials said the fire was confined to the roof and attic of the multistory building, which is on the north-east side of LAX.

There were 12 dogs, many snakes and more than 15 hamsters in the store at the time of the fire, but none were killed, fire battalion Chief Armando Hogan told the Los Angeles Times. The fire also did not cause any human injuries, according to the fire department.

Damages were being assessed.

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