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Firefighters rescue dogs, cats from California house fire

June 21, 2012 at 6:10 PM ET

Bruce Chambers / The Orange County Register via AP /
Held by his owner, Clyde, a pitbull, is given oxygen by Garden Grove Fire Department Captain Jeff Wilkins, right, on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Garden Grove, Calif.
Bruce Chambers / The Orange County Register via AP /
A firefighter sprays water inside the burned home.

AP reports: Twenty firefighters from Garden Grove and Anaheim put out a house fire in Garden Grove, California on Thursday. According to Garden Grove Battalion Chief Chuck Green, the firefighters arrived to heavy smoke coming from a back bedroom. Two occupants of the home got out on their own but firefighters rescued two dogs and two cats inside the home.

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Bruce Chambers / The Orange County Register via AP /
Garden Grove Fire Department Captain Albert Acosta, left, struggles with a cat that was rescued.
Bruce Chambers / The Orange County Register via AP /
Garden Grove Fire Department Captain Albert Acosta checks on the welfare of a cat named Magic, as Magic's owner Norma Arbotast finishes the cat's oxygen treatment on Thursday.
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