Firefighter rescues dog from house fire

Pinellas Park, Florida -- Pinellas Park firefighters rescued a family dog from a house fire that broke out on 107th Terrace N. Tuesday morning.

When crews arrived at the house, they reported smoke coming from the eves. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire coming from a room in the house.

The six people inside were able to escape and were treated at the scene. Once they got out, they told firefighters a dog was still inside. Firefighter Rick Dudley located the dog named Casper and was able to bring the him out. The dog appeared to be fine.

The house sustained fire and smoke damage throughout. The fire is under investigation.

The family was assisted by Red Cross. The Pinellas Park Firefighters Benevolent Association donated $300 to assist the homeowners with basic needs. This Firefighter Association was established to assist any homeowner in Pinellas Park that had a fire and needs money for immediate use.


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