Firefighters never know whom they'll
be called upon to rescue.
Tuesday afternoon, Tampa Fire Rescue
battled a house fire on East 23rd Avenue this afternoon and had to save several
The two-story home was full of smoke
when firefighters went inside. They
found three cats and a 7-foot boa constrictor trapped in a bedroom.
The cats -- Luna, Bonnie, and Leo --
were all given oxygen and returned to their owner. They should make a full recovery.
The boa, named Melsuine, was also
handed back to its owner -- presumably with a little extra care.
No injuries were reported.
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