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Dog rescued as fire rips through north Phoenix home

Posted at 5:20 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 08:41:56-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix firefighters are on scene of a house fire on Libby Street near 35th and Grovers avenues.

Crews got the call for a working fire just before 4:00 a.m. Friday.

When they arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the back of the house.

The back patio was engulfed and the flames had spread into the house.

The homeowner was contacted at work by neighbors.

The family dog was inside and had to be rescued. A Fido bag was used and after 10 minutes of oxygen and cooling off the dog was able to breathe and sit up.

Phoenix Fire Dept.

Several crews were called out to help get the fire under control and performed a salvage to protect the homeowner’s belongings.

No firefighters were hurt.

The cause of it remains under investigation.