A turtle, guinea pig and their two humans safely made it out of a fire that damaged a house, camper and boat in Sarasota early Wednesday.
According to Sarasota County Emergency Services media relations officer Ashley Lusby, firefighters responded to the 3000 block of Nogales Drive around 5:30 a.m. and were on the scene six minutes later. The fire was extinguished by 6 a.m.
No injuries were reported, as the two homeowners were able to escape. Firefighters rescued a turtle and guinea pig from the home, according to Lusby. The State Fire Marshal will investigate the cause.