Firefighters pull dog from burning home, save him with oxygen

This is the heartwarming moment firefighters revived a dog called Jack after pulling it from a house fire in Bakersfield California

The Bakersfield Fire Department in California, USA, rescued a pet dog from a house fire yesterday and earned all of the Internet's love and praise.

The dog was removed from a residential structure fire in the 4600 block of Quarter Ave, according to a post on the Bakersfield Fire Department's Facebook page.

The firefighters' good deed paid off as the dog came to on camera, panting heavily but alert.

Video shows how Jack was carried from the home and laid out on the garden appearing extremely short of breath as its tiny body quivered. And even though the pup suffered some respiratory tract injuries and burns to his feet, he is doing much better now.




While his owner - who safely evacuated the house - looked on, firefighters could be seen reviving the small dog using a specialised oxygen mask for pets.

Frando said Smith found Jack behind a couch in the home, which was billowing with smoke by the time they arrived.

Jack was under the care of a veterinarian until Thursday, when he was reunited with his owners and his rescuer, Smith. Bakersfield firefighters desperately gave the animal oxygen as it struggled to regain consciousness.

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