Rescue dog becomes rescuer
Roux, a Belgian Malinois, alerted her owner when their neighbor's home was set ablaze by fireworks. (Video courtesy WSMV)
she just started barking frantically and turning circles at the front door, which is not a normal behavior for her. From quiet on the couch to something's wrong, we have to help, Jeff Saw grew spring into action. To me, it's just kind of one of the things fate, divine intervention, God's plan, whatever you wanna call it. Rude Could sends Her neighbor's home in the Twins Oak Neighborhood was burning, so I went over to the door, looked out people didn't see anything open the door, let her out, and she ran to the far end of the house. I followed her around to the corner. I noticed that the neighbor's house was on fire. The neighbors were asleep on this side of their home. Had no idea of fire was going on right outside their garage until Jeff came banging on their door. Franklin Fire Department says used fireworks next to the homeowners trash can and other combustibles caught fire. Thankfully, because of rue, the mother and two Children inside, and their pets got out, firefighters arriving moments later. I'm not a hero. She's probably the hero, but Bree has already paid me. I mean, she's the reason I have the dog. Fireworks are prohibited in Franklin, and the fire marshal says there's over $50,000 of damage done to the house. But the family says they're just thankful everyone made it out safe and don't know how they could ever repair roof for saving their lives. I'm Joshua Cold news for Nashville. That's right.