Thomasville dog rescued from house fire
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) - A dog was rescued from a Thomasville house fire Monday morning, according to the city’s fire chief.
Thomasville Fire Rescue Chief Tim Connell says his department got the call about a fire at a single-story home on Remington Avenue at 9:13 a.m. Three people managed to get out of the home on their own, Connell says.
During the primary search, firefighters found a dog inside and pulled it out, according to Connell. The dog was OK and taken to a veterinarian in the area for monitoring.
The fire was put out in 15 minutes, and about a quarter of the house was damaged, Connell says. Firefighters did report heavy smoke damage throughout the building.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story said firefighters rescued a man from the burning building. Thomasville Fire Rescue later clarified that it was a dog that was rescued.
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