Puppy found amid rubble of California wildfire

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BERRY CREEK, Calif. — Rescuers found a soot-covered puppy amid the rubble from wildfires that are ravaging California.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office found the puppy hiding Friday in what looked like part of an engine on a property in Berry Creek.

These last several days have been hard on our entire county and we thought we would share a positive story today....

Posted by Butte County Sheriff on Saturday, September 12, 2020
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The puppy, who has been temporarily named Trooper, had minor burns and was taken to a veterinarian for treatment.

Investigators learned that the homeowner had several dogs and was not able to find them all before fleeing the fast-moving fire.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.