Cat Missing After Cromwell House Fire

A Cromwell resident and four of her pets made it out safely when their home on Brittany Circle caught fire Thursday evening, but one cat remains unaccounted for, according to the fire chief.

Firefighters beat down the flames at 9 Brittany Circle within about half an hour of arriving at the burning home Thursday night. A resident of the home was taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation but is expected to make a full recovery, fire officials said.

Two dogs and three of her cats are also safe and were taken to a local animal shelter for health evaluations, but one cat is missing. Crews at the scene said they suspect the fourth cat may have wandered into the woods.

The house has been deemed uninhabitable and the Red Cross was called in to help out.

Authorities are investigating to determinet he cause of the fire.

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