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Port Charlotte Fire Destroys Home Kills Pets


PORT CHARLOTTE — A fire early Saturday in the 21000 block of Midway Boulevard in Port Charlotte left a family without a home and 6 of their cats perished in the blaze.

One child was transported to the hospital according to Charlotte County Fire and EMS. One cat survived the blaze.

The American Red Cross has been called in to help the family find housing.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.