NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Several dogs died in a house fire in Pearl River Thursday, according to the St. Tammany Fire Protestion District No. 11.
Firefighters responded to the fire in the 65000 block of Highway 41 Spur.
When they arrived on scene, they found the home heavily involved with fire.
According to the report, as firefighters battled the fire the structure began to become unstable. It was eventually placed under control and completely extinguished.
Two elderly occupants were able to escape the home, but several dogs did not survive, according to the report.
No firefighters were injured in the fire.
The American Red Cross was requested to the scene to support the needs of the couple.