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Langford cat dies after house fire

 RCMP and Langford Fire Rescue are investigating a house fire on Prsopector Way in Langford, Nov. 20.  - Charla Huber/News staff
RCMP and Langford Fire Rescue are investigating a house fire on Prsopector Way in Langford, Nov. 20.
— image credit: Charla Huber/News staff

One cat is dead and two firefighters are injured after a house fire in Langford.

West Shore RCMP and Langford Fire Rescue received the call  at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Only a cat was in the home at the time of the fire. Firefighters discovered the cat. Firefighters and paramedics provided medical care to the cat, who succumbed to its injuries.

Two firefighters were also injured during the fire. One firefighter received a a laceration through to the tendon after breaking a window to gain entry to the home, on the 2500 block of Prospector Way.

Another firefighter twisted a knee after getting tangled in a high volume water supply line.

West Shore Major Crimes Unit and Langford Fire Rescue are investigating the fire.

RCMP are asking anyone with information on the fire to call Crimestoppers 1-888-222-8477.

 

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