Two pets were killed in a residential fire in Petaluma on Friday, but no one was injured.

Petaluma firefighters responded to the fire in the 1200 block of Petaluma Boulevard North at 2:29 p.m. and found smoke and flames coming from a second story of a three-story structure, according to a Petaluma Fire Department news release.

Firefighters from the Rancho Adobe Fire District and the Sonoma Valley Fire District assisted in the response. The fire was contained within 20 minutes of the arrival of firefighters.

Two residents who were home at the time of the fire were able to safely escape, along with two of their pets. But two other pets, a dog and a guinea pig, were pronounced dead after resuscitation efforts failed.

The building was declared uninhabitable by a building inspector for the city of Petaluma.

North Bay Animal Services also responded to the scene to help with the dislocated pets.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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