St. Petersburg Fire Rescue is on scene of a house fire in the 7400 block of 17th St. North.
The call for service was at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019.
Arriving fire crews found a single story residential house with smoke and fire coming from the carport area of the home.
There was one resident inside the house at the time of the fire, but they were able to get out safely. However, the family pet did not survive the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and no firefighters were injured putting out the fire.