SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a house fire in Salisbury that broke out Monday afternoon.

The fire happened shortly before 6 p.m. in the 800 block of Brookmeade Court.

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The fire took crews about 40 minutes to place under control.

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Photo Credit: Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

Two cats and two hedgehogs died as a result of the fire.

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The occupants are being assisted by the Red Cross.

CBS Baltimore Staff