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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Several animals were pulled from a burning home in Virginia Beach Wednesday night.

Firefighters received the call in the 1000 block of Mill Pond Court around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Flames were seen coming from the roof when emergency crews arrived on scene, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department.

Nobody was inside the home at the time, firefighters said, but a dog and a cat were rescued. Two deceased birds were also located.

It is not clear what sparked the fire. An investigation is still underway.
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