Dayton woman crawls back into burning home to rescue her dog

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A woman in Dayton, Ohio crawled back into her burning home on Tuesday to rescue her dog. Fire officials were dispatched to the 2100 block of Moreland Avenue where heavy smoke was coming out of the back bedroom of the home.

According to WhioNews, the Dayton Fire Battalion were able to get the fire under control in a short period of time. Initial reports indicated the woman who lived in the house and her dog had escaped, however the woman crawled back into the house on her hands and knees to save her dog. Reports indicate the dog was rescued, however no statements as to the dog’s health have been released.

The woman was taken to Miami Valley Hospital and is being treated for burns to her legs and smoke inhalation. The fire is believed to have started with an incense candle too close to curtains.

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  1. Prayers for this woman and her dog, she did what many of us would do if your dog was trapped in a burning building. A speedy recovery is wished for this brave woman.


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