by PAIR A NORMAL GUYS INC
| December 17, 2008 at 11:46 am
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There was intense blaze this morning at 2:00 am which when dispatched firefighhters arrived they found the Durham Region Human Society facility completely engulfed in flames. The fire is respomsible for killing approximately 150 animals. The animals ranged from cats , dogs, guinea pigs , rabbit, mice and some snakes. Fire fighters were able to rescue eight dogs and two cats. Some of the rescued animals required care due to smoke inhilation.
The Durham Region Human Society is located in Oshawa, Ontario about 45 minutes or 60 kilometres east from the downtown Toronto area. This is a tragic story especially for animal lovers. The fire and cause are still under investigation. Priliminay estimates of the cost in damages is $250,000.
The staff of Durham's Human Society are deeply saddened by this tragic event.