5 cats rescued from overnight fire in Northeast Austin

AUSTIN, Texas - Firefighters rescued five cats from a fire in Northeast Austin overnight.

On Sunday around 11 p.m., AFD responded to a garage fire that had spread to an attic on Newport Ave near I-35 and Braker Lane.

AFD says crews fought through heat and smoke to extinguish the fire.

They rescued five cats and two were given oxygen at the scene.

<strong>(Austin Fire Department)</strong>
(Austin Fire Department)

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.