Firefighter saves family dog after fire breaks out at northeast Charlotte home

CHARLOTTE — A family dog is safe, thanks to a firefighter who rescued it from a structure fire in a northeast Charlotte home on Saturday morning.

The fire broke out around 8 a.m. on Woodside Avenue.

Thirty firefighters controlled the fire in 15 minutes.

The family was not home at the time of the fire but Charlotte firefighter Cody rescued the 8 year-old family dog named Sheeba from the home.

Cody has been with Charlotte Fire since 2014.

No one else was hurt.

The fire is still under investigation.

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