A fire broke out at a home in Preston County on Wednesday afternoon, and emergency officials are saying someone from the Preston County Sheriff's Department was able to run in and save a dog.
It happened on Birds Creek Road off of Route 26 in between Kingwood and Tunnelton. According to 911 officials, the fire started around 2 p.m.
Officials claim a sheriff's department transport officer was driving by when he saw the home covered in flames. That's when he ran in and saved the dog.
Fire crews from Fellowsville, Kingwood, Reedsville, and Tunnelton, were called in to fight the blaze. By the time they arrived on scene the house was fully involved.
Emergency officials are saying no one was home at the time and no injuries have been reported. There's no word on what caused the fire or how bad the damage was.
Jan 10, 2014 at 8:43 AMThis is WONDERFUL!! God Bless that transport Officer. It's just like saving a child. AWESOME!! They are my Fur-Babies, like my kids. I would just die.