A woman trapped inside of a burning home in Bowie, Md. was saved thanks to the efforts of her dog, and responding fire officials.
According to Friday's MSNBC News, a retired fire lieutenant noticed smoke coming from a home on Friday morning and located the burning structure on Pond Meadow Lane.
The retired lieutenant, Billy Mills, rushed to the home and found a black Labrador retriever frantically pacing in the backyard.
According to the Gazette, the heroic dog, named "Pumpkin," was able to lead Mills inside of the home, directly to her owner, who was trapped by smoke and flames.
Thanks to the dog's ability to lead rescuers to her person, the woman was rescued from the burning structure with non-life threatening injuries.
Pumpkin stayed inside of the ambulance with her owner until the vehicle departed to the hospital. According to sources, the dog will remain at an area animal shelter until the woman has recovered from her injuries.
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