Several family pets were killed in a house fire at 9 Martin Street. There were no human injuries as a result of the blaze. The fire broke out shortly after 2:30 PM. The pets, including a a rabbit, a ferret and a snake, were apparently overcome by the smoke of the fire. Fire damage was limited to the first floor, but smoke and water damage could be found throughout the entire structure. The fire originated in the bedroom and was estimated to cause $50,000 worth of damage.

Arthur Lucas is emotionally overcome with the news of the death of his rabbit.