Cat Dies in Fire at West Haven Home, Firefighter Suffers Heat Exhaustion

One cat was killed and a firefighter suffered heat exhaustion after flames broke out at a West Haven home Thursday night.

A deputy fire chief at the scene said investigators believe flames broke out in the kitchen of 18 North Street. A firefighter was treated briefly for heat exhaustion, but no one else was hurt.

One cat was rescued but another died, according to fire officials.

Authorities are investigating to determine what sparked the blaze.

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