A family lost a few pets in a house fire Monday morning, the fire also caused serious damage to the main level of the house.
Omaha firefighters did not take long to put out the fire near 167th and Q streets Monday morning, but the damage done to the main level was extensive, they said.
Fire officials say a woman and her 7 kids live at the home, but no one was home at the time of the fire.
The families pet cat and 2 ferrets died in the fire.
The cause remains under investigation.