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Dramatic body-cam video captures dog rescue from a California house fire

by Amy Drew

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The brave men and women of the Stockton Fire Department released remarkable footage on Sunday, depicting not only the regular dangers of their profession, but the joys — as they rescued a trapped dog, in serious danger as flames approached.

The residence was engulfed in flames as the crews arrived. Smoke was thick. The heat had blown the windows out, which offered a rare glimpse at what firefighters must deal with in structure fires.

The firefighters discover the kenneled dog at about 6 minutes in. It was rescued without incident after the nearby fire was extinguished and didn’t sustain any injuries in the blaze.