VIDEO: Totowa First Aid Squad and mutual aid companies rescue a dog from a 2nd floor window by ladder (dog rescue at elapsed time 6:30).
Totowa firefighters responded about 2:30 p.m. to a report of a house fire at 49 Frances Street, Totowa. The fire appeared to be under control about 3:30 p.m., but fire burned through the roof and firefighters were ordered off of the roof for fear of collapse. No one was home when the fire was reported.
A dog was rescued during working fire at a house with smoke showing at 49 Frances St, Totowa, New Jersey. A second dog was killed in the fire.
Two families lived in the the house. A Labrador Retriever was rescued from the second floor, but a shih tzu that lived with a family on the first floor was apparently hiding. When the family that lived on the first floor arrived at the scene, firefighters asked the family where the dog might hide. Their search found the dog dead at the first floor level.
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