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Virginia Beach firefighters rescue dog from burning home

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Posted at 4:28 PM, Dec 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-28 16:28:36-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach firefighters rescued and treated a dog for smoke inhalation after a house caught fire in the 1100 block of Rittman Road.

The fire happened on Monday at around 1:15 p.m. in the Acredale section of Virginia Beach.

When crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke coming from the home. The fire started in the crawl-space of the house.

The dog was the only one home at the time and was treated on scene.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined.