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Firefighters rescue family dog from burning home

4 years ago March 13, 2011 Mar 13, 2011 Sunday, March 13 2011 Sunday, March 13, 2011 2:39:02 PM CDT in News
Source: St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department
By: Rachel Frost

ST. AMANT, La.- Firefighters rescued a family dog from a burning home in the 12300 block of Jim Babin Road in St. Amant late Saturday night. 

Investigators believe a golf cart plugged in to recharge may have started the fire that caused major damage to the home.

The homeowner, who got out safe, told firefighters he noticed the cable went out then started smelling smoke. When he got outside he found the golf cart in flames.

Nine firetrucks and 28 volunteers worked to put out the blaze. A firefighter was taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion. The dog was taken to a local vet for treatment.

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