LOS ANGELES (FOX 11 / CNS) - Firefighters rescued dozens of animals from a burning pet shop Wednesday in South Los Angeles.
The fire was reported around 1:35 a.m. at Ramirez Pet Shop in the 4700 block of South Broadway, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Dozens of animals, including birds, guinea pigs and turtles in cages and tanks lined the street outside the shop, according to news outlets. The owner of the shop told the news station all the animals were expected to be OK.
The fire was knocked down in 30 minutes and the cause was under investigation.
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