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Firefighters rescue dog in Palmyra house fire

Two firefighters made their way inside and on search found a very scared, four-legged friend.
Two firefighters made a brave rescue during an early morning fire in Palmyra.
Two firefighters made a brave rescue during an early morning fire in Palmyra.(Newport Fire Department)
Published: Feb. 11, 2021 at 2:06 PM EST
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PALMYRA, Maine (WABI) - Two firefighters made a brave rescue during an early morning fire in Palmyra.

Crews were called to the home on Lang Hill Road around 9:45 a.m. Thursday.

A fire had started in the basement of the home, filling it with smoke.

The three people who were inside escaped safely.

Two firefighters made their way inside and on search found a very scared, four-legged friend.

The firefighters carried the dog out of the home, where he was reunited with family.

Crews say they had the fire knocked down in just a few minutes, preventing any further damage to the homeowners.

The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Newport Fire values every member of this Department but today we would like to shine light on these two heroic young...

Posted by Newport Fire Department on Thursday, February 11, 2021

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