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Last Updated: Monday, 12 December 2005, 19:54 GMT
House fire kills 15 family pets
A fire at a farmhouse in Wiltshire has killed 15 family pets.

The family living at the Barn Cottage on Main Street in Great Hinton, Trowbridge all escaped unharmed from the fire on Monday afternoon.

Fire crews were able to resuscitate four cats and dogs using oxygen therapy equipment, but another 13 household cats and two dogs died.

A brigade spokesman said half of the farmhouse roof had collapsed. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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