Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Feb. 7, 2023

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Dog treated for smoke inhalation after Walnut Grove area fire

By , Columbian Web Editor

A dog was taken to a veterinary hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire Monday morning in the Walnut Grove area.

Vancouver firefighters responded at about 11 a.m. to 6021 N.E. 76th Circle. When crews arrived, they found light smoke coming from the vents of the house, according to a news release from the Vancouver Fire Department.

The homeowners were not home, but firefighters could hear a dog inside. Using the doorbell camera system, the homeowners were able to tell the battalion chief how to get inside to rescue the dog, the news release states.

Firefighters brought the blaze under control within 10 minutes, according to the department.

There were no other reported injuries.

Four fire engines, one ladder truck and two battalion chiefs responded, the news release states.

The Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the blaze.