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Man, puppy rescued from ‘fully-involved’ house fire

Published: Mar. 21, 2022 at 8:35 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 21, 2022 at 9:13 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Firefighters rescued a man and his pup Monday morning from a fully-involved house fire.

Just after 8 a.m. March 21, the Jonesboro Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 200-block of Miller Street.

Jonesboro firefighters responded to a "fully-involved" house fire in the 200-block of Miller...
Jonesboro firefighters responded to a "fully-involved" house fire in the 200-block of Miller Street.(Google Maps)

When they arrived, they found a “fully-involved” fire.

Fire crews managed to rescue a man and his puppy from the home. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. A firefighter on the scene said the puppy is okay.

A man and his dog were rescued Monday morning from a fully-involved house fire.
A man and his dog were rescued Monday morning from a fully-involved house fire.(KAIT-TV)

Sally Smith, public information specialist for the Jonesboro Police Department, said officers closed the street so crews could work and advised motorists to avoid the area.

No word yet on what might have sparked the fire.

Jonesboro firefighters rescued a man and his pup Monday morning from a "fully-involved" house...
Jonesboro firefighters rescued a man and his pup Monday morning from a "fully-involved" house fire.(KAIT-TV)

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