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Firefighters rescue husky from Adelaide blaze

  • Blaze ripped through a property on Elizabeth Road in Christie Downs 
  • Family escaped  but realised their beloved husky BJ was nowhere to be seen
  • Fire crews stormed the house and found BJ hiding under a bed 

Firefighters have rescued a terrified dog from underneath a bed as a family’s home went up in flames.

The blaze ripped through a property on Elizabeth Road in Christie Downs, south of Adelaide on Tuesday morning.

The family escaped through a door at the rear of the home, but soon realised their beloved husky named BJ was nowhere to be seen.

  

The husky was given oxygen and rushed to a nearby vet by paramedics

Fire crews were on the scene shortly after and stormed the house.

They found a frightened BJ hiding under a bed, The Advertiser reported.

The husky was given oxygen and rushed to a nearby vet by paramedics.

Thankfully BJ is expected to make a full recovery.

Fire Cause Investigator Marty Miller said the fire was most likely caused by charging batteries.

‘The family is extremely lucky, lucky they were alerted by a banging noise,’ he said.

Thankfully BJ is expected to make a full recovery

Thankfully BJ is expected to make a full recovery

Firefighters have rescued a terrified dog from underneath a bed as a family's home went up in flames

Firefighters have rescued a terrified dog from underneath a bed as a family’s home went up in flames

‘It could have been the power surging, it had tripped out, or could’ve been an explosion from the battery mechanisms.

‘We understand there was a smoke alarm in the house but whether it was functioning properly or was located properly we’re not quite sure.’

Damage to the house is estimated to be about $700,000.

 



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