Dozens of animals killed in Noyac house fire

A Noyac house fire Wednesday night killed nearly three dozen animals. Thirty-five dogs, cats and other animals were killed in a fire that practically gutted Mindy Washington's home, which also served

News 12 Staff

Mar 30, 2007, 9:02 PM

Updated 6,326 days ago

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A Noyac house fire Wednesday night killed nearly three dozen animals.
Thirty-five dogs, cats and other animals were killed in a fire that practically gutted Mindy Washington's home, which also served as a base for Rocky's Fund, a not-for-profit wildlife rehabilitation center.
Dozens more wildlife, including possums, crows, a 7-foot python, rabbits, cats and dogs, survived the fire. Local animal hospitals have taken the animals on a temporary basis. Washington said she looks forward to reuniting with them soon.
"They are our family," Washington said.
Washington said Rocky's Fund either finds new homes for the creatures or provides them permanent sanctuary.
Officials said the fire seems accidental, but the investigation is ongoing.
Related Information: Please forward all donations to: Veterinary Clinic of East Hampton - Dr. Jonathan Turetsky 3 Goodfriend Dr. East Hampton, NY 11937 ATTN: Dr. Jonathan Turetsky Donations for: Mindy Washington & Rocky's Fund Dog Rescue/Welcome Home Sanctuary


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