A Heartland Fire and Rescue engine. Courtesy of the department
A home being watched by the family house sitter was badly damaged in a fire Monday.
Firefighters responded to a blaze that started in a bathroom at the home on 1100 block of Brockton Street around 1:15 a.m. Monday, according to the Heartland Fire Department.
The house sitter was able to escape the fire and crews helped rescue the cat.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
— City News Service