Dayton firefighters rescue dog from burning home

Published: Sunday, March 01, 2015 @ 11:47 AM
Updated: Sunday, March 01, 2015 @ 11:47 AM

Firefighters in Dayton rescued a dog from a burning home this morning.

Crews were dispatched shortly after 9 a.m.. to the home on Vernon Driver near West Riverview Avenue.

The home was thought to be vacant, but firefighters discovered a dog inside and carried it out to safety.

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The home was destroyed by the fire. An official said they were given a wrong address initially and the fire was raging by the time crews arrived.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.