Firefighters rescue unconscious dog from N. Spokane house fire

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Firefighters saved a dog from a North Spokane house fire Wednesday afternoon. 

Crews found dark smoke billowing from the front door of a duplex near N. Altamont St and E. Francis Ave. 

They quickly attacked the fire and found no one was home. Search crews did find the dog unconscious in the room where the fire started. 

Firefighters pulled the dog from the house, administered oxygen and transported it to the Pet Emergency Clinic. At the same time, crews were able to contain the fire to two rooms and extinguish it within 10 minutes. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.