Cops save 2 dogs from house fire in Sparta

SPARTA — Township police rescued two dogs from a house fire on Hillside Road Thursday by breaking the glass of a rear sliding glass door, police said.

Police and firefighters responded to the home at about 3:51 p.m. on a report of a structure fire with possible entrapment, Sgt. Dennis Proctor said in a news release.

As they arrived, patrol officers saw smoke and flames pouring out from below a second floor window, Proctor said.

Corporal Rick Smith gained access to the locked home by breaking the glass or a rear sliding glass door and began checking the home for occupants, he said.

Inside, police found …read more

Source: Sussex

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