MENTOR, Ohio -- The Mentor Fire Department is investigating a house fire that happened Tuesday afternoon.
According to officials, firefighters were called to the home on Lakeshore Blvd at just after 3 p.m.
The three occupants of the home were not there at the time of the fire.
One cat died in the fire; two other cats are unaccounted for.
Two dogs were found by neighbors and taken to the vet to be checked out.
Lakeshore Blvd was closed for a time; it has since reopened.