Dog wakes sleeping homeowner, alerts them to house fire in downtown Wilmington

Good News Notes:

Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire in Wilmington Monday morning.

According to a tweet from the Wilmington Fire Department, crews were at the scene of a working fire on North Sixth Street just before noon.

No one was injured in the fire, and crews pulled a dog out of the home after they arrived on scene. Firefighters gave the animal with oxygen to treat smoke inhalation.

A spokesperson for the Wilmington Fire Department says the homeowner was asleep when the fire started and the dog tugged on her to wake her up and get her out safely.”

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