Early morning fire in Welland

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Welland firefighters spent their New Years Eve fighting a blaze in a home on Northgate in Welland. 

Deputy Fire Chief Adam Eckhart tweeting about the incident around 2 this morning, asking people to avoid the Abbot area. 

He says there are no injuries to report, and praises crews for getting it under control so quickly.

A cat was also rescued from the home.