FINKSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — Fire damaged a home in Finksburg Saturday morning, according to the Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company.

Firefighters arrived at the home in the 1900 block of Shetland Road just before 7:15 a.m. and brought the blaze under control about an hour later, the fire company said.

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The home’s residents escaped unharmed, but their two cats died.

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The fire company credited the working smoke detectors for waking the sleeping residents to escape safely.

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CBS Baltimore Staff