Animals _ including turkeys _ found in burning Omaha home
Nov. 08, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters called to a house fire in south-central Omaha found more than two dozen of animals — including seven turkeys.
Television station KETV reports that firefighters were called to the house at Orchard Avenue and 54th Street around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Firefighters say no people were inside at the time, but crews found 15 chickens, three dogs, a cat and the turkeys. Firefighters say four chickens died in the fire.
Crews were able to extinguish the fire shortly after arriving.
Officials say the homeowner had a permit for all the animals.
The Nebraska Humane Society says the surviving animals were removed from the home for safekeeping.
Information from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com