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Dogs, snakes, spiders and skunk rescued from Cannock house fire

By Dayna Farrington | Cannock | News | Published:

Firefighters rescued a number of animals from a fire at a Cannock home.

Crews at the scene in Walsall Road. Photo: Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the property in Walsall Road, Norton Canes, on Sunday evening.

While the homeowners were confirmed safe, firefighters rescued a number of animals from the property - including two dogs, a number of reptiles and a skunk.

Firefighters have investigated the cause of and found that it was accidental.

A spokesman from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "All occupiers safe although a number of animals were rescued by fire fighters including snakes, spiders, two dogs, a raccoon dog and a skunk.

"The cause of fire has now been established as accidental."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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