By CBS13 Staff

FOLSOM (CBS13) – Firefighters rescued a large tortoise from a two-story home that caught fire in Folsom on Thursday.

According to the Folsom Fire Department, crews responded shortly after 2:30 p.m. to the 500 block of Sutter Street, a few blocks north of Sutter Middle School.

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The fire was contained to a single room and the residents evacuated safely, officials said. No injuries were reported.

Due to heavy smoke conditions, firefighters had to assist in rescuing the tortoise.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.