Firefighters save a dog – level 3
A dog was resuscitated by medics after being found by firefighters, as they were tackling a blaze in Chile.
The fire is said to have broken out at around 4 pm on Monday, from the 12th floor of an old block of flats in the capital of Santiago. Among the victims of the blaze was an unconscious dog which was found by fire-fighters in one of the burning flats. It had collapsed due to smoke inhalation. Medics who were part of the Santiago Fire Department resuscitated the dog with the help of an oxygen mask.
Ten fire crews attended the fire which started to come under control about 2.5 hours later.
The dog, who suffered a few burns, was treated for its injuries and has now been reunited with its owners where he’s reportedly recuperating nicely.
Difficult words: resuscitate (make somebody breathe again), tackle (deal with a difficult problem), block (a group of buildings), blaze (fire), unconscious (not able to see, move or feel), reunite (be together again), recuperate (recover).
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