Dogs and cats die in Selden fire

Several animals died during a Selden house fire on Washington Heights Avenue Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said.

Selden firefighters responded to the scene about 3:45 p.m., authorities said.

Many dogs and cats died in the blaze, but the exact number wasn't immediately clear.

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One person who was inside the residence at the time of the fire was also unharmed. The cause of the fire is being investigated, fire officials said.

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