[UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: Video and Photos of Firefighters Rescuing Dog] House on Fire in Eureka

A home burning on West Clark in Eureka.

A home burning on West Clark in Eureka. [Still from video below by Ashley Ann Whipple]

A house is burning on West Clark Street in Eureka. The report came in about 2:20 p.m.

Flames are coming from the back of the home. Firefighters are on scene as of 2:30 p.m.

UPDATE 2:40 p.m.: Firefighters have located a cat and a dog who are both alive, according to the scanner. Animal Control officer has been requested to come care for the two pets.

Smoke pouring from a house on West Clark in Eureka.

Smoke pouring from a house on West Clark in Eureka. [Photo by Mark McKenna]

UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: Scenes from the fire by Mark McKenna:

Setting up a ladder.

Setting up a ladder. [Photo by Mark McKenna]

Using a chainsaw on the home.

Using a chainsaw on the home. [Photo by Mark McKenna]


UPDATE 3 p.m.: Our reporter tells us there are cats and dogs being rescued from the home. He is unsure of how many.

A dog rescued from burning structure looks up trustingly at the firefighter who is helping.

A dog rescued from burning structure looks up trustingly at the firefighter, Jason Campillo, who is giving him oxygen. [Photo by Mark McKenna]

UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: Reports from neighbors indicate there were nine dogs and they are all accounted for except one that ran into the bushes across the street. At least two cats were also rescued.

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