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Parrots in burning house call "help" and "fire"

Idaho parrots yell "help" from inside burning... 00:19

BOISE, Idaho - Emergency crews responded to a structure fire in Canyon County Friday night that caused some confusion, reports CBS affiliate KBOI.

When firefighters arrived, they heard noises inside the house which led them to believe there were people inside.

Oxygen is given to one of the rescued parrots after a fire in Boise, Idaho. KBOI

Once they got the flames contained, though, they discovered that the noises were actually coming from two parrots that were "talking".

Firefighters say the birds were actually saying "Help!" and "Fire!"

Crews removed the birds from the home and gave them oxygen. They are expected to be all right.

No people were found inside the house.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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