A couple treats their cat with oxygen after a fire broke out in the attic of their fourplex unit in Placentia, CA on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

PLACENTIA – A family of four, two cats and a turtle were safely evacuated Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 18, from a fire in their Placentia apartment, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz said.
One cat was administered oxygen after it was brought outside.
Kurtz said it started about 1:10 p.m. in the attic of the apartment in the four-unit building in the 100 block of North Walnut Avenue. Firefighters controlled the blaze, the cause of which was under investigation, in about 20 minutes.
The cat was given oxygen by its owners with a special pet mask carried by the Fire Authority, but it did not need CPR, Kurtz said.
Two adults and two children were displaced by the fire, and the pets were taken to a vet to be evaluated.
“It looks like they’ll all be fine,” he said.
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