Firefighters within the Mid-Hudson Valley obtained greater than they bargained for battling a two-alarm blaze in Orange County: virtually 100 cats, a report stated.
The animals had been believed to be a part of “an excessive hoarding scenario” on the house the place the hearth broke out Thursday afternoon, the Woodbury Animal Shelter wrote on Facebook.
“Final night time the Woodbury Animal Shelter was known as to help in a horrible home hearth,” the shelter stated.
“This was an excessive hoarding scenario and there have been most likely near 100 cats dwelling on this home. The firefighters had been completely wonderful and rescued the cats that had been dwelling in cages in the home,”
A number of the cats had been delivered to the shelter and want medical care, in accordance with the shelter, however not the entire cats had been rescued.
“These cats are actually at our shelter and can all require medical care. Fortunately most of the cats that had been unfastened had been in a position to escape and will likely be trapped quickly. We’re not sure presently of what number of cats perished within the hearth,” in accordance with the Fb put up.
The Woodbury Hearth Division told ABC7 the situation of the house hampered their efforts to cease the hearth.