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Atlanta police rescue dog from burning building

  • Officers from the Atlanta Police Department were caught on camera rescuing a dog from a burning building
  • Officer Robert Winkler pulled the animal out of the apartment building to safety
  • Another officer wrapped the pup in her coat and gave him oxygen
  • The dog has been named Smokey and is currently up for adoption 

Amazing bodycam footage shows the moment officers from the Atlanta Police Department rescued a dog from a burning building.

Fire crews and officers arrived at the blazing apartment building. While searching in the area, Officer Robert Winkler found the dog unresponsive.

He pulled the pup from the flames and another officer wrapped the animal in her coat.

Officers from the Atlanta Police Department were caught on camera rescuing a dog from a burning building

Fire crews and officers arrived at the blazing apartment building. While searching in the area, officers found the dog unresponsive

Fire crews and officers arrived at the blazing apartment building. While searching in the area, officers found the dog unresponsive

An EMT gave the dog an oxygen mask, which helped resuscitate him.

The dog has now taken on the name ‘Smokey’ and is available for adoption, according to Atlanta police. 

‘We are so incredibly proud of the compassion and love our officers showed for this animal, thank you,’ the department wrote on their official Facebook page. 

‘We also thank the firefighters with Atlanta Fire Rescue and Grady’s emergency responders for helping save Smokey.

Officer Robert Winkler pulled the animal out of the apartment building to safety

The dog has now taken on the name 'Smokey' and is available for adoption

The dog has now taken on the name ‘Smokey’ and is available for adoption



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