Santee family loses belongings and pets in intense house fire

SANTEE (KUSI) – An intense fire in Santee gutted a house Wednesday afternoon, killing the family pets inside.

It happened mid-afternoon in the 9000 block of Willow Grove Avenue.

Fire crews said they think it started in the attic and quickly spread to the rest of the house.

The flames damaged some power lines. 

A dog and a cat died in the fire. 

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