Rancho Cordova, Sacramento, CA | A husband and wife suffered minor injures and their pets died in a stubborn early morning Rancho Cordova house fire.

At 1:20 AM Saturday morning, the call came in to 911 for a residential structure fire in the 2500 block of Queenwood Way.

Firefighters stated that the roof of the home consisted of metal over shake shingle which severely hampered firefighting efforts. Nearly two hours into the incident, firefighters were still strategically apply water to the hot areas of the roof attempting quench the fire.

The husband and wife residing in the home were reportedly transported to the hospital via paramedics with minor injuries. Their two dogs were brought out of the home by firefighters who attempted to administer oxygen, however both pets died.

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