Brave firefighters save nine tiny puppies and their owners from a ferocious house fire after the roof caught alight
- Firefighters were called out to a rapid house fire in Sydney’s west on Friday
- The roof was ablaze, with firefighters managing to eventually contain the flames
- Nine puppies and another dog were also saved by quick thinking firefighters
A rapid response from firefighters in Sydney’s west has saved a number of puppies and their owners from a ferocious house fire.
Nepean Police Area Command posted two images on their Facebook page on Friday following a blaze just before 10am in Callisto St, Cranebrook.
‘Quick action from the firies saved a number of puppies, their mumma and all the occupants from a house fire earlier today,’ the accompanying message read.
‘So glad everyone is OK. Thanks to Fire & Rescue Penrith.’
One of the firefighters (pictured) in Sydney’s west with some of the salvaged puppies
Fire and rescue staff outside the house in Cranebrook (pictured), which was ablaze just before 10am on Friday in Sydney’s west
A number of people were quick to praise the diligence of the firefighters online.
‘Awesome firemen to the rescue again. Thank you so much, not just for putting out fires, but looking after the community too,’ one wrote.
Another commented it was a ‘wonderful effort to keep everyone involved safe’, with a third stating ‘finally a good news story. A job well done’.
According to 7 News, nine puppies and their mother were saved in the nick of time.
‘The fire was through the roof of the home,’ NSW Fire and Rescue said.
One resident was treated by paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation, with the cause of the fire unknown.
Investigations are continuing.