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Firefighters rescue dog from flat fire

PUBLISHED: 11:05 19 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:06 19 August 2019

A dog was rescued from a fire in Northfield Waye, Wells. Picture: Google Maps

A dog was rescued from a fire in Northfield Waye, Wells. Picture: Google Maps

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Fire crews rescued a dog from a blaze at an upstairs flat in north Norfolk.

The rescued dog. Picture: submittedThe rescued dog. Picture: submitted

Firefighters attended a property in Northfield Waye, Wells from 7.48am on Friday, August 16 and the stop message came in at 8.19am.

A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said it was an accidental ignition.

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A spokesman added: "Crews from Wells, Fakenham and Holt rescued a dog and used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and ladders to extinguish a fire on Northfield Waye, Wells."

The dog was an Alaskan Malamute called Rocky.

Its owner, who wished to be known as just Hannah, said: "It was an upstairs flat kitchen fire. A family member lives at the property and looks after my dog, as I can't have him where I live.

"The dog was found in the living room. The lady underneth rang the fire brigade as my family member was at work."


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