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Pets pulled from burning Hollywood Hills home by firefighters [Updated]

Los Angeles firefighters pulled seven cats and dogs from a burning home Wednesday night in the Hollywood Hills.

Firefighters were giving assistance to the three dogs and four cats outside the home in the 2700 block of North Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The condition of the animals was not immediately known.

[Updated at 10:53 p.m.: Firefighters were able to save two dogs and two cats. The other animals died at the scene, the department said.]

About 30 firefighters knocked down the blaze in 22 minutes, the department said. Laurel Canyon was closed to traffic near the fire scene.


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