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Firefighters revive dog caught in Phoenix house fire

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Phoenix firefighters and thankful homeowners pose with a dog rescued from a burning home. (Source: Phoenix Fire Department) Phoenix firefighters and thankful homeowners pose with a dog rescued from a burning home. (Source: Phoenix Fire Department)
Fire broke out at the home around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Fire broke out at the home around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Phoenix firefighters searching a burning home for signs of occupants rescued a lifeless dog from the fire and smoke.

Fire crews said the dog appeared to be dead as they carried it from the home.

They quickly began resuscitation efforts. They were able to revive the dog and return it to the homeowners, said Phoenix Fire Department Capt. Ruben Saavedra.

No one else was inside when the fire broke out in the home near Seventh Avenue and Coral Gables Drive at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Saavedra said.  

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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