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Tiny terrier takes 3 firefighters to subdue

While trying to remove them from the aftermath of a fire one dog bit a firefighter/EMT six times

By Greg Martin
Charlotte Sun

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla. — Charlotte County firefighters who arrived in four firetrucks had little trouble putting out a fire in an apartment at the Charleston Cay complex off Harborview Road Saturday.

However it took three of the firefighters to subdue a tiny Yorkshire terrier as it was being placed into a dog carrier for safe keeping. The dog was one of four temporarily displaced by the fire.

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Jan Harkner-Abbs Jan Harkner-Abbs Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:45:42 AM They need to get catch poles on the rigs.
Russ Gregston Russ Gregston Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:43:23 AM Or call animal control
D.k. Willi D.k. Willi Tuesday, October 01, 2013 11:14:58 AM Russ Gregston If something needs to be done usually it needs to be done now. The dog needed rescuing even if it disagreed. A firefighter that knew his knots would have been able to fashion a lease and not had to wait for animal control. Lets the main job of a firefighter to happen that much faster.

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