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Two cats killed, another cat and dog saved after fire engulfs condo in Germantown

The Germantown Fire Department battled a large fire near Farmington Boulevard Monday.

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The Germantown Fire Department says it is still determining a cause after a large fire at a condo on Park Trail Drive and Farmington Boulevard in Germantown, near Cameron Brown Park Monday. 

Germantown and Shelby County firefighters fought the blaze in the building with four condos. They said the fire fully engulfed one unit and heavily damaged a connecting unit. They said the other two units had some smoke and minor fire damage, and the rest of the building had water, smoke, and heat damage.

Germantown Fire said no one was inside. Two cats were killed in one of the units, but firefighters rescued a dog and a cat from the other. 

The cause if still under investigation, but the heaviest damage can be seen near the garage area. Neighbors told ABC24 they saw a car on fire, but are not sure it was the cause. Germantown Fire is investigating.

Germantown fire investigators said the preliminary damage is believed to be about $500,000.

Germantown Fire blocked off portions of Farmington Boulevard to fight the fire. 

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