First responders in Porter County, Indiana, found several dogs trapped inside a burning garage on Tuesday, according to Indiana State Police. A fire engine was on its way to the home in the 500-block of South 500 West in Porter Township around 4:10 p.m., but state police said the troopers decided not to wait. They rushed into a smoke-filled garage and rescued seven dogs. Two of them were pregnant. Police said the dogs had breathed in too much smoke and were unconscious.
Yesterday in Porter County multiple agencies responded to a garage fire. Officers entered the smoke filled structure before fire trucks arrived and rescued 7 unconscious dogs. Officers administered oxygen and the dogs were revived. Great job by all! @ISPLowell2 👍 pic.twitter.com/E08G1GdcZA— Sgt. Todd Ringle (@ISPEvansville) May 9, 2018
The first responders, along with the help of some neighbors, started CPR on the animals, which were all Labradors. Police said they also used pet masks to provide oxygen, which were donated by a caring citizen.All of the dogs survived.