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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.