Family pets die in house blaze in Newark, Delaware

NEWARK, Del. - April 19, 2014

The fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. on the 400 block of Hudson Drive.

A family was left homeless after the fire spread throughout the house.

Firefighters battled the blaze for about an hour before getting it under control.

The house was destroyed and a pet dog and turtle died in the flames.

There were no reports of other injuries.

So far, there is no word on what sparked the blaze.

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