One person and four cats died in a fire at a home in Clackamas on Tuesday, firefighters with Clackamas Fire District No. 1 said on Wednesday.
Firefighters were called to the home off of Highway 212 just after 2 p.m. Tuesday.
The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, but they said they put out the fire in about 20 minutes. Firefighters said the person who died went back to save pets but didn’t make it out.
The person’s wife survived, as did a dog.
A cause of the fire is being investigated.