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Firefighters save family dog from Symmes Twp. fire
SYMMES TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) -- Fire crews put out a large house fire in Symmes Township and saved the family dog.
Flames caused heavy damage to the house on Brentmoor Drive Tuesday morning. The call came in just before nine in the morning. Someone across the Little Miami River in Warren County noticed the smoke.
Homeowners were not home when the fire started. The fire caused the roof of the home to collapse.
Firefighters did rescue the family dog after they found it alive, huddled in the corner of the home. "It was a rather good size, adult dog, looked like a polar bear to me. He had the white fur, it was completely covered with soot and wet from firefighters applying water to the house."
There are no reports of injuries. Fire investigators have not offered a damage estimate at this time or a possible cause.
A neighbor tells Local 12 News the family who lives in the home has four children, three in college and one in high school.