90 Firefighters battled fire at Echo Park home

- Nearly 90 firefighters battled a fire today at a one-story home in Echo Park where two cats perished, authorities said.
  
No human injuries were reported as a result of the blaze, which was reported about 3:25 p.m. in the 600 block of Echo Park Avenue, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
  
Eighty-six firefighters responded and kept the flames from spreading to nearby homes. A knockdown was declared at 3:50 p.m., Humphrey said.
  
There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze.

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