Electric heater blamed for sparking fire that killed 18 cats - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Electric heater blamed for sparking fire that killed 18 cats

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BERLIN, CT (WFSB) -

Electric heaters are now being blamed for starting a fire that killed 18 cats Thursday morning.

The fire broke out at a home on Smokey Hill Road in Berlin.

The homeowner was able to escape the fire, along with several other pets.

Channel 3 Eyewitness News was told firefighters provided oxygen to a number of cats in an attempt to save them.

Seven survived and are being cared for at the town's shelter.

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