DC Firefighters Rescue Dog From Burning Home - NBC4 Washington

DC Firefighters Rescue Dog From Burning Home



    Rescued Dog Sits Up at Friendship Animal Hospital Video

    Raw video of a dog receiving treatment at Friendship Animal Hospital after firefighters rescued it from a house fire. (Published Monday, Jan. 16, 2017)

    D.C. Fire and EMS rescued a dog from a burning home in northwest Washington Monday afternoon.

    Firefighters found the 3-year-old Italian sheepdog, named Cesare, in a two-story house in the 4500 block of Klingle Street, Northwest, and began life-saving efforts at the scene to get the dog breathing, D.C. Fire and EMS said.

    Firefighters took Cesare to Friendship Animal Hospital, where it is listed in critical condition

    Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, D.C. Fire and EMS said. No one else was inside the house.

    One firefighter suffered a minor bite while rescuing the dog.