Man taken to hospital, pets rescued in Regina fire

A man was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a home on the 1400 block of Athol Street in Regina Sunday morning. Three cats and two dogs were also rescued.

3 cats and 2 dogs rescued after house fire on 1400 block of Athol Street Sunday morning

A man has been released from hospital in Regina after a house caught fire early Sunday morning. 

Firefighters were called to the home on 1400 block of Athol Street just after 5 a.m. CST.

When they arrived, firefighters also found three cats and two dogs inside the burning building. They were able to pull the animals out safely.

The man was the only person inside the home. He was released from hospital the same morning.

Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen area. 

An investigator will return to the home on Monday to determine the cause of the fire.