Saturday 21 July 2018

See the Yorkshire terriers rescued after house fire

Firefighters saved the pets when looking to see if anyone was trapped and in need of assistance.

(San Bernardino County Fire)
(San Bernardino County Fire)

By Nicola Irwin, Press Association

Two small dogs have been rescued by firefighters after a small blaze at a home.

The Yorkshire terriers were given a check over and returned to their owners after being given a clean bill of health.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department in California were called out at about 8.40pm on June 20 to reports of a fire.

#SBCoFD FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE TWO DOGS IN UPLAND STRUCTURE FIRE At approximately 8:40 pm, San Bernardino County Fire...

Posted by San Bernardino County Fire on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Once on the scene, they saw “light smoke” coming from the attic vents of the bungalow and smoke and fire in the bathroom.

While looking for potential victims the firefighters found the dogs and carried them to safety – with the moment being caught on camera.

Sharing the story on Facebook, the department encouraged people to have a fire exit plan.

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