Couple Credits Cat Alerting to Fire in Vegas-area Home!

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — A Las Vegas-area couple is now crediting their cat to alerting them to a fire in their home.

KTNV-TV in Las Vegas reported ( that a fire broke out at a home in the Summerlin community around 2 a.m. Sunday.

The husband and wife told fire officials that they were asleep when they got woken up by the cat who was scratching kitchen cabinets.

The husband states he went to check on the cat and found a fire in the garage.

They immediately called 911 and evacuated the home with a nephew who they were babysitting and the cat.

Firefighters claim no injuries were reported.

The damage to the home was confined to just the garage.

The cause of the actual fire has not yet been determined.