Orange County Animal Services says 30 animals were rescued from the fire at the shelter
on Wednesday night.
But tragically 23 cats were perished in the fire.
The 30 animals that were rescued have been taken to another facility to be checked out.
In a post on Facebook, Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando posted that firefighters and staff were able to save all the dogs at the facility.
Several OCSO deputies, along with members of @OCAS_Orlando @OCFireRescue and @petallianceGO entered the building while it was on fire and rescued numerous dogs & cats before the fire became too overwhelming. pic.twitter.com/oBKhVkgczc
— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) September 16, 2021
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.