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Video: Firefighters revive dog from house fire

Crews administered three to four breathing treatments to save the canine

ARLINGTON, Texas — Cell phone video shows firefighters in Texas carrying out a dramatic rescue, battling to save the life of a blaze victim: a beloved family pet.

As three firefighters sprayed down one side of a wall, around the corner came Leah -- limp, but in hands with the power to heal. Rescuers rushed out behind her. And if there was not a happy ending, the desperate attempt to save this dog's life would be too difficult to watch.

"They went through five bottles of oxygen on her, probably three- to four breathing treatments, the same treatment we administer to humans," said Arlington Fire Department spokesman Lt. Kevin Seeton.

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Firefighters revive dog in house blaze




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Tessa N Robert Tessa N Robert Tuesday, October 09, 2012 9:33:06 AM this is soo touching u guys are awesome in the work u do and saving the animals whom are our family too is just wonderful! good job guys.
Jessica Peng Jessica Peng Tuesday, October 09, 2012 9:56:23 AM I love stories like this. This is half the reason why we go into this line of work. At least, for me it is. Pets are family. When we can't save the pets, we've lost a part of the victims' family.
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Allen Yudichak Allen Yudichak Tuesday, October 09, 2012 9:05:06 PM Great Job Guys!
Mike Morris Mike Morris Tuesday, October 09, 2012 11:05:14 PM Every fire truck need these masks.
Brad Henning Brad Henning Sunday, October 14, 2012 7:27:04 AM great job love to see the dedication brother's.
Ellie Garcia- Hill Ellie Garcia- Hill Monday, October 15, 2012 9:22:41 AM Awesome job guys! U rock!

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