From staff reports
Three cats passed away as a result of a fire late Friday morning at a Rocky Grove home.
Rocky Grove fire chief Ryan Hefferman said the blaze broke out at 10:50 a.m. at 118 Second Ave.
Hefferman said no one was in the home when the fire started, and he added that when firefighters arrived they found the kitchen was fully involved.
The cause of the fire was undetermined early Friday evening, and the state police fire marshal will investigate Monday, Hefferman said.
The scene was cleared at about 12:30 p.m.
Franklin, Reno, Sandycreek, Polk, Utica, Oakland and Cooperstown firefighters also responded as well as Community Ambulance Service, Hefferman said.
Penelec and National Fuel assisted with utility shutoff, he added.