Pets found alive after massive house fire in Pennsylvania

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
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In a remarkable turn of events, pets thought to have perished after a fire ripped through a home in Pennsylvania were found alive Sunday.

EAST FALLOWFIELD TWP., Pa. -- Investigators say smoking is to blame for a massive house fire on Saturday in East Fallowfield Township in Pennsylvania's Chester County.

In a remarkable turn of events, pets thought to have perished after the fire were found alive Sunday.

The 2-alarm fire destroyed the family home around 5:00 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Bridle Path Lane.

Arriving crews were met with heavy flames coming from the home.

PHOTOS: Firefighters rescue dogs after house fire

Two women were inside at the time and were able to escape without injury.

The fire was brought under control shortly before 5:30 p.m.

The family thought their dogs had died in the blaze.

However, firefighters received a call Sunday morning that the dogs were spotted on the second floor of what is left of the home.

Firefighters rescued the dogs and reunited them with the family.