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Cats wake up homeowners during fire in Bellevue

Posted at 8:29 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 21:29:08-04

Firefighters say two cats may have saved a Bellevue couple from an early morning house fire.

the couple says their cats woke them as smoke filled their home near Bel Aire Boulevard around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters say the battery in the fire alarm was not working.

The fire damaged the attic.

Investigators say smoking materials caused the blaze.