Bradenton fire crews give oxygen to animals rescued from house fire
Firefighters battled a fire that broke out in a bedroom of a Bradenton home on Monday afternoon.
According to emergency responders, the fire was first reported at a house in the 600 block of 26th Avenue West around 3:50 p.m.
A woman reported that something caught fire in the single-story home and that her room was being “consumed by flames.”
She also told dispatchers everyone got out of the home but she still had dogs inside of the house.
When firefighters with the Bradenton Fire Department arrived on scene, they found 10 animals inside of the house.
Eight of the dogs were rescued and given oxygen. They are expected to be OK. Two died in the fire, officials said.
One woman was sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation, officials said.
By 4:30 p.m. the fire was reported to be under control.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.