A German shepherd named Maxx helped firefighters rescue two children from a burning house in an Orlando suburb.
According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, neighbors saw the fire spreading, called 911 and broke in the windows to rescue the children’s mother, Margo Feaser.
Firefighters credit the family dog Maxx, for helping them through the heavy smoke to save the 2 year-old and 4 year-old children.
“We are grateful to the neighbors who jumped into action, and we especially thank the firefighters who selflessly entered the burning structure and risked their lives for the Feaser family,” said Sheriff Don Eslinger. “There is a long road of recovery and rebuilding ahead, but our Sheriff’s Office family will be with Margo and her family every step of the way. We know our community is behind them too, and we appreciate the tremendous outpouring of support the family has received.”
The Feaser family was hospitalized for conditions ranging from serious to critical and their dog Maxx was treated for smoke inhalation. Bothe Margo and her husband are military veterans.
Right now, they’re all in the hospital recovering. So is Maxx, who’s’ being hailed a hero.