TANEY COUNTY, Mo- Crews from the Western Taney County Fire Protection District responded to a house fire early Thursday morning.
According to a post on the departments Facebook page, crews had trouble getting to the home because it was off of any kind of surfaced road.
They responded to the scene, 3300 block of JJ Highway. Thursday morning around 12:25 a.m.
Crews made an aggressive interior attack and located a fire in the center on the home. They were able to extinguish the fire quickly and soon located a family dog inside the home that was not breathing.
The post continues to say, crews removed the dog, performed CPR and were able to revive the dog.
The home was occupied at the time. Smoke alarms activated and woke up the occupants allowing them to escape without injury. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The current condition of the dog is unknown as it was left in the care of the family.
WTCFPD also shared, “We would like to remind our followers that if it were not for smoke alarms in the home this call may have had a different outcome. WTCFPD provides free smoke alarms to our district resident homeowners. Please contact the district if you need a smoke alarm.”