9 cats die, 2 others rescued in Orlando house fire

ORLANDO, Fla. - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating a house fire that killed nine cats in Orlando.

Firefighters were able to rescue two other cats early Saturday morning. They were treated for smoke inhalation.

Officials say a smoke detector alerted the homeowner -- who lived with the eleven cats -- to the fire. The homeowner was able to escape uninjured.

The state fire marshal is investigating. No word yet on the cause of the fire.

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