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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Two animals were rescued from a townhouse fire in the Green Run section of Virginia Beach Friday.

Crews were dispatched to the 3600 block of Windmill Drive around 1 p.m.

Officials said heavy fire could be seen coming from the home and flames spread to an adjacent unit.

Paula Beatty told 13News Now she didn't know how the fire in her home started, but she feels lucky her 17-year-old daughter, their cat and their beagle, Toby, made it out safely.

Fire officials said the fire was ruled accidental and electrical in nature.

Beatty and her daughter have been displaced, as well as two residents in the adjoining unit.

The Red Cross has been contacted.

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