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Dog rescued from Saskatoon house fire

No one was found inside the home but Saskatoon firefighters found an unresponsive dog. Saskatoon Fire Department / Supplied

Firefighters had to resuscitate a dog rescued from a house fire in Saskatoon.

The fire at 1301 Ave. D North was called in to the Saskatoon Fire Department at around 8:45 p.m. CT Tuesday.

Crews arrived at the home to find smoke coming out of windows.

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They were able to quickly put out the fire and then searched the one-storey home.

No one was found but a dog was found unresponsive.

The dog was brought outside and administered oxygen through a specially designed animal mask.

Firefighters were able to resuscitate the dog, who was then taken to the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre for further care.

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No other injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $60,000 and the cause remains under investigation.

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