Everyone loves a great rescue story, especially if it involves a heroic dog.
According to Thursday's ABC 30 News, one family in Wellston, Okla., is crediting their ten-year-old pit bull, "Baby," with saving lives, both human and canine, from a raging house fire on Tuesday morning.
When the fire broke out, the Westenberger sisters, were sleeping soundly, oblivious to the dangerous fire which was consuming their home.
Baby, however, was well aware that something was amiss, and she set out to wake the slumbering women.
After a good deal of nudging and barking, sisters, Rhonda and Evelyn, woke up and realized that something was terribly wrong.
Rhonda told ABC 30 News:
"I went back and there were flames shooting down the hallway,"
"If baby hadn't woken Evelyn up, I don't think either one of us would have come out of this."
The women escaped the blaze, but there were more lives to save. Still trapped inside of the burning structure were five other family dogs.
Baby managed to herd the dogs outside, even going so far as to grabbing one frightened pup by the scruff of the neck and dragging him out from under a bed where he was hiding.
The family home was destroyed by the devastating fire, but the occupants are all safe, thanks to one special dog, named "Baby."
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