The Ottumwa Courier

October 21, 2013

Iowa fire injures four, damages cat shelter


Ottumwa Courier

---- — ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) — A fire in eastern Iowa injured four people in an apartment and damaged a cat shelter in Anamosa.

KWWL reports (http://bit.ly/16kKeWO ) the fire started in a building that housed The Cat Adoption Center and an apartment in Anamosa Sunday morning.

Firefighters say the fire was confined to the second floor of the building.

The injured are being treated at area hospitals.

Animal Welfare President Kelly Day says all the cats survived the fire, but about a dozen cats escaped when firefighters opened the door.

Volunteers are looking for the missing cats.

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Information from: KWWL-TV, http://www.kwwl.com