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Firefighters rescue pets from Preston inferno

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15 Nov 2018
Firefighters have rescued a pet rabbit and dog from a Preston house fire this afternoon.

Crews were quick on the scene, arriving at the O'Keefe Street home within minutes of receiving the Triple Zero (000) call at 12.20pm.

It's believed the fire began in the kitchen and quickly spread into the roof of the home, causing substantial damage.

Firefighters conducted a search of the premises and rescued a pet rabbit from the burning home. Soon after, a missing dog was found behind a couch.

Crews administered oxygen to both pets and it's hoped they will make a full recovery.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.

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