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Dog Alerts San Francisco Twp. Family to Fire

March 5, 2011 Leave a comment

 

Cologne House Fire, San Francisco Twp, MN, House Fire

Fire Department of Norwood Young America Photo

March 4 – A family dog is being hailed a hero after alerting a San Francisco Township family to a house fire early Friday morning.

 

When crews were called to 8950 Joyce Rd., the fire had already engulfed the home. The three residents escaped the home because their dog woke them up, local media reported.

Firefighters from Cologne, Belle Plaine, Carver, Chaska, Norwood-Young America and Waconia were called to the scene just after midnight.

They went into a defensive attack on arrival and had to use tankers to shuttle water to the scene.

Officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Related:

Tankers Needed to Control Belle Plaine Barn Fire

November 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Several departments responded to a barn fire in Belle Plaine Tuesday night.

KEYC-TV is reporting that no animals were in the barn and there were no injuries.

Several fire departments were requested on mutual aid for a tanker relay operation.

Read the full story here.