Updated: Sunday, 27 Jan 2013, 1:04 PM EST
Published : Sunday, 27 Jan 2013, 4:44 AM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The Indianapolis Fire Department says 11 dogs and four cats were killed in a fire on the south side of Indianapolis early Sunday morning.
The incident occurred just after midnight in the 40 block of Habig Road. This is near West Hanna Avenue and SR 135.
Firefighters say the owner of the home, a 64-year-old woman, was able to get out of the home safely and save one of her cats.
According to a release from IFD, the fire took almost an hour and half to control. Officials say the fire was difficult to fight due to the amount of extreme storage and debris in the home.
On top of leaving 15 pets dead, the fire left about $50,000 worth of damage to the home.
The owner of the home will be provided shelter by victims assistance.
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