The fire broke out on Saturday morning local time, on the first floor of the building, and according to fire officials, the cat woke up the tenants.
They were then evacuated, according to one local media outlet.
When the fire brigade arrived on the scene, they extinguished the fire in about 20 minutes, AP reports.
Both floors of the building were evacuated, although the fire was burning only on the first floor of the building.
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