SLOCOMB, Ala. (WDHN) – Dozens of dogs have been rescued after a trailer fire on Monday night in Slocomb.
About 8:03 p.m. on June 13, Slocomb Fire, Fadette Fire and Malvern Fire were reported to have caused severe damage to the 2000 Block of South County Road 85.
Firefighters rescued several dogs from the trailer.
No injuries were reported.
Two of the dogs were put on the ground near the trailer, neither one appeared to be breathing. The deputy eventually throws his gas mask off and starts performing a move similar to CPR on one of the dogs. According to Ginger Delgado, the Public Information Officer with the sheriff’s office, that dog did survive. Delgado explained to 11 News there were a total of six dogs. The other dog that was placed outside of the trailer on the ground did not survive and another dog never made it out of the trailer. Thanks to the work of both deputies and firefighters, the lives of four dogs were saved.