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Officer Saves Dog from Burning Vehicle in Virginia

by Fred

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DISCLAIMER: Life With Dogs in no way, shape or form condone, support or endorses dog shows or breeding.  We are simply happy a life was saved.

Thanks to quick thinking and quick action, a dog’s life was saved by a sheriff’s deputy.  A vehicle had caught fire at the Chesapeake City Park, where people were attending a dog show.

“Due to their quick thinking and quick reaction, no lives nor dogs were lost,” said a dog show organizer.

Master Deputy Wayne Spencer was the first of the four volunteer deputies to see the smoke coming from a vehicle.  Inside that vehicle was a dog named Lemon Chiffon, a 10-month-old English mastiff.

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Luckily, Deputy Spencer got to the vehicle in time.  He opened the door, and got into the burning car to make sure Lemon Chiffon was safely away from the danger.  After that, with flames shooting out of the glove compartment, the deputy jumped back into the car, started it and drove it away from the crowd to a safe distance.

“Cars and vans and tents were all around the vehicle,” said Spencer.  “There was a lot of people around here, too.   It could have been a very nasty situation.”

The crowd cheered all four of the deputies volunteering for the day at the event.  They were not on duty or getting paid, but still went above and beyond to save a lot of lives that day.  Now that’s what we call heroic humans!

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