By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Firefighters in Hialeah rescued a handful of puppies while battling a house fire.

According to the Hialeah Fire Department, they believe the fire started in a boat next to the house at 3740 E 10th Avenue and spread to the residence.

Firefighters from Hialeah worked together to put out the flames and save five puppies that were in the home inside a crate. They were assisted by firefighters from Miami-Dade.

There were no injuries reported. The owner of the home said they had no idea what sparked the fire in the boat. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CBSMiami.com Team