Woman Injured, 6 Cats Dead After McLean Fire

Fairfax County fire officials say a woman was taken to a hospital and six of her cats were dead after a fire at her McLean home.

Capt. William Moreland, a spokesman with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, says the fire broke out at the home on Westmoreland Street on Thursday afternoon.

Moreland say firefighters found a woman unconscious inside and she was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center's burn center with life-threatening injuries.

Six cats were dead but firefighters were able to revive one dog and one cat. They were taken to Suburban Animal hospital, where they were treated and released.

Damage is estimated at $50,000.

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