CENTEREACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Thirty animals were found living in deplorable conditions at a Long Island home Sunday.
The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says firefighters were sent to a home on Holbrook Road in Centereach after fumes apparently set off a fire alarm.READ MORE: Police Seize 7 Vans Allegedly Used As Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan
When they arrived, they found 10 dogs, including beagles and chihuahuas, and 20 cats living in deplorable conditions. The SPCA was then called.READ MORE: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
All of the animals were surrendered and taken to the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter to be checked out.
The SPCA says the house was covered with feces and urine and “the odor was overwhelming.” The Town of Brookhaven attorney’s office condemned the house.MORE NEWS: 74th Annual Tony Awards: List Of Winners
Kathy V. Fortis, 56, and Henry Fortis, 56, have both been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.