3 Engines, 1 Ladder, a Battalion and Safety officer responded to a reported structure fire at 1221 Paxton St. Fire Crews arrived with heavy fire showing from the front of the home. All of the occupants had exited the home prior to the arrival of the fire department. The fire was under control within 20 minutes of arrival. Several animals were rescued from the home, however there were some kittens in the upstairs that did not survive. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.