2 Women, Dogs Saved From House Fire

Two women and two dogs were rescued Monday evening after their house caught on fire. 

Flames and thick smoke were first reported in the 3100 block of Levante Street at about 8:40 p.m.

Firefighters helped get the women out safely and pulled out their pets. Crews then climbed on the roof to create vents and help battle the fire. The blaze was knocked out within 20 minutes.

The victims were given oxygen as they were treated at the scene. Officials said one of the women has Alzheimer's and the other is her caretaker.

The two dogs were put in a police car until a temporary shelter can be found.

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