Advertisement
  1. News
  2. /
  3. Tampa

Five dogs were inside a burning home in Tampa. Firefighters were able to save one of them.

Tampa Fire Rescue performs life-saving measures on a dog found in a house fire Monday.
Tampa Fire Rescue performs life-saving measures on a dog found in a house fire Monday. [ Tampa Fire Rescue ]
Published Dec. 10, 2019

Firefighters with Tampa Fire Rescue were summoned to a house fire Monday afternoon and were told that five dogs were inside.

As they battled the fire, the found four of the dogs. “Firefighters performed life-saving measures including administering oxygen with pet oxygen masks,” the fire department said in a news release.

Three of the dogs died from smoke inhalation. One was saved and was taken by a Tampa police officer to a local veterinarian for treatment. A fifth dog had not yet been found.

The fire occurred about 3 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Gray Street. Firefighters said the blaze was brought under control within about 45 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Advertisement

This site no longer supports your current browser. Please use a modern and up-to-date browser version for the best experience.

Chrome Firefox Safari Edge