Osceola County firefighters rescue pup from fire at retirement community

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Osceola County firefighters rescued a four-legged friend when they got a call about a fire at a retirement community.


First responders were able to get the dog out of harm’s way after a fire spread through a townhome in Good Samaritan Village.

Firefighters said they treated the resident for smoke inhalation and rescued the homeowner’s pet dog. Everyone is expected to be OK.

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Osceola County firefighters said they put the fire out in less than four minutes.

They said that that short amount of time is still enough to fill a home with dangerous smoke and encouraged everyone to have an evacuation plan ready.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.