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Fire crews rescue dog, extinguish house fire on Mary Street

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Firefighter/medic Justin Drexler at the scene administered oxygen to a dog rescued from a house fire. Firefighter/medic Justin Drexler at the scene administered oxygen to a dog rescued from a house fire.
CORPUS CHRISTI -

A house fire on Mary Street was extinguished quickly while fire crews rescued a family dog, according to officials.

It happened in the 2900 block of Mary Street just after 8:30 p.m. on Friday. There, firefighters arrived to find flames and smoke coming from a bedroom in the rear of the apartment.

The home's residents had already made it outside, but their dog was reportedly still inside.

Firefighters dealt with the fire quickly, extinguishing the blaze in around 5-10 minutes, according to officials. While fighting the fire, crews located and retrieved the family's dog. The lucky pup was given oxygen from medics and was said to be okay.

The fire's cause remained unknown at time of writing, but an investigation was underway.

No injuries were reported.

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