VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Firefighters responded to a fire at 1309 Hawks Nest Way Saturday afternoon.
The call about the incident came in at 2:10 p.m.
The fire happened on the first floor of the building.
When crews entered the townhouse they located and extinguished a fire located in the living room and then went into the back bedroom and extinguished the fire in that room.
Two people managed to get out uninjured but firefighters found a deceased cat in the home.
Investigators said the cause of the fire was unattended candles.