Dog Survives Explosion that Leveled Family’s Home

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explosiondogA dog is lucky to be alive after a possible natural gas explosion leveled a home in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Around 5:15 am on Friday morning an explosion rocked a neighborhood, leveling one home and damaging eight others. Many who heard the explosion said it sounded as if a plane had crashed. Two people were injured and flown to San Antonio for treatment.

Firefighters then found among the rubble a small dog that was still in his crate. Animal Control officer Monica Martinez says the crate is most likely the reason the dog survived.

β€œOne of the cops said this is the luckiest dog ever to be alive,” said Martinez.

The dog had only a few minor injuries and is doing well. He is being fostered by Cynde Mendieta until his family claims him.