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Caught On Video: Hero Cop in VA Rescues Family Dog From Burning Home

by Amy Drew

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The firefighters hadn’t yet arrived on scene, but that didn’t stop Officer Jacob Moore from springing into action. And it was all caught on the Buena Vista policeman’s body camera.

He and other officers arrived at the blazing home in Buena Vista, VA, and learned that the family dog, Zoey, was still inside. He entered the house — all while portions of it were burning — and went room to room to find her.

Spooked, she had retreated to her dog bed in one of the home’s bedrooms, but she sure looked happy to see him when he arrived!

Not surprisingly, Moore was recognized last year as the department’s Officer of the Year. He retains this title in our book!

The fire was contained to the carport and garage; no injuries were reported.