Firefighters extinguish fire at Hillard Drive in Wesley Chapel

On Sunday afternoon, firefighters responded to a fire on Hillard Drive in Wesley Chapel.

Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters found a home with heavy fire showing. 

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They were able to knock down the fire in approximately 15 minutes, according to the Pasco County Fire Rescue Department. 

There was a cat and turtle inside the home, but they were rescued. 

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One member of the family was home, and they were able to get to safety, according to authorities. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.