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German shepherd wakes Wyoming man in mobile home fire


January 5, 2018

POWELL (AP) — A Wyoming man escaped from his burning mobile home thanks to his 5-month-old German shepherd, which woke him by jumping on him.

Reynaldo “Rey” Adame, of Powell, said when he was woken up at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday he found flames licking underneath the couch he was on.

Adame told the Powell Tribune that his mobile home was full of smoke, so he fled outside, barefoot, into the sub-zero cold.

When he opened the door, the fire exploded, forcing him to close the door before his dog, Blue, could escape.

He reopened the door but couldn’t see his dog, so he ran to the rear of the h...

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