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4 pets rescued from Evanston fire

Crews were called to the fire in the 600 block of Sheridan Road, and 2 dogs and 2 cats were found.

The Evanston fire department rescued four animals after extinguishing a fire.
The Evanston Fire Department rescued four animals after extinguishing a fire Aug. 20.
Evanston fire department

Two cats and two dogs were rescued from a fire Tuesday in north suburban Evanston.

Crews were called about 5:17 p.m. to the 600 block of Sheridan Road for an apartment fire in a four-story multifamily courtyard building.

Firefighters found the fire in the rear of a first-floor unit, the Evanston Fire Department said. The blaze was extinguished within minutes.

Three of the animals were revived with pet oxygen masks, and all four of them survived, the Fire Department said.

No other injuries were reported, and the fire remains under investigation.