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Suspicious Fire Almost Claims Dog’s Life

by Katherine

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In Trotwood, Ohio, a dog is alive and well today thanks to quick acting firefighters who pulled the dog from a burning home. No one other than the pet was home at the time of the blaze. Authorities believe the fire was planned.

Photo Credit: Kris Sproles
Photo Credit: Kris Sproles


On October 9, 2014, firefighters were called to a house located at 4720 North Union Road. While firefighters fought to contain the flames and rescue a dog trapped inside the burning property, neighbors talked to police officers and informed them that a man wearing a blue hoodie was seen trying to break into other homes on the same block.

Police took off on a search and soon after apprehended the suspicious man. Fire officials say the origin of the fire seemed suspicious and this is why police believe the blue-hoodie man is involved in the crime.