Dog, snake die in Parker house fire

PARKER, Colo. — A dog and a snake died in house fire in Parker on Monday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said.

The fire started about 11:30 a.m. near North Fourth Street and Birch Road.

Several firefighters responded to the fire and got it under control, but the dog and snake were overcome by smoke and died in the home.

No other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.