Holly Pederson, Associated Press
Firefighter Mike Haller snuggles a small cat after it was pulled from an apartment fire in Chehalis Valley Apartments in Chehalis, Wash., Monday. A bird and small rodent were also rescued by fellow fireman Derek Paul as he searched the smoke-filled apartments. The fire's cause is still under investigation.

Firefighter Mike Haller snuggles a small cat after it was pulled from an apartment fire in Chehalis Valley Apartments in Chehalis, Wash., Monday. A bird and small rodent were also rescued by fellow fireman Derek Paul as he searched the smoke-filled apartments. The fire's cause is still under investigation.