Pit bull bites Mich. firefighter who was assisting owner

A Madison Heights firefighter was bitten after arriving to help the animal's owner, who was being attacked

By Jessie Forand

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. — A firefighter in Madison Heights, Michigan, needed treatment at a nearby hospital after being bitten by a dog Thursday. 

Responding to a call in which the pit bull's owner was under attack by the dog, the firefighter was injured while trying to help, WXYZ reported. 

Additional details were not made available. 

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