Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter

GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thirteen dogs and an unknown number of cats and birds were killed in a house fire in North Grand Prairie Monday night.

It happened in the 500 block of Northeast 4th Street.

According to Grand Prairie’s Fire Command Chief, a neighbor went into the burning home to rescue a friend but the fire department had already gotten the resident out.

The friend suffered a few burns and saved some of the pets.

No word on a cause of the fire.

(©2017 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)