A family pet saved a couple from a house fire in Fair Park
on Thursday morning.
Mommy, a five-year-old rat terrier dog, woke them up around
2:30 a.m. and the homeowners discovered their house was on fire in the 1500
block of Caldwell Ave.
The wife immediately called 911 and the husband tried to
fight the fire himself, but there was too much smoke so he had to stop and
Smoke and fire was coming out of the attic of the home when
The homeowners were thankful they were able to escape with
"Stuff I can get stuff again, but not my dog," said Gabriela
The fire damaged large parts of the house, including the
ceilings and main living areas.
One firefighter suffered minor injuries fighting the fire,
but is expected to recover.
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