BOSTON (CBS) — Two iguanas are safe and staying with a neighbor after firefighters rescued them from a fire Monday.

No one but the iguanas was home at the second-floor Dorchester Avenue apartment when crews responded to the building around 1 p.m.

dorchester ave iguanas Iguanas Rescued From Boston Apartment Fire

Iguanas rescued from a Dorchester Avenue apartment fire (Photo Courtesy: Boston Fire Department)

The Boston Fire Department placed the pets under a neighbor’s care until the owner is notified.

Crews contained the fire to one apartment within the three-story building.

No injuries were reported.

The fire department said about $10,000 was done in damage.

They do not know what caused the fire yet.


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