Firefighter Patrick Harrison adopted a puppy that rescue workers in DeKalb County, Georgia, saved Saturday.
Photo: DeKalb Company 24 / DeKalb County Fire Rescue
Photo: DeKalb Company 24 / DeKalb County Fire Rescue

Firefighter adopts puppy after responding to rescue call

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DeKalb Company 24 brought him to safety after Animal Control could not reach him. 

Animal Control told firefighters that the puppy had no owner, and they would have to take him to the shelter. 

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That's when firefighter Patrick Harrison stepped up to volunteer to adopt him. 

"Congrats Patrick on your new best friend," the company wrote on its Facebook page. "He's always welcome around the station."

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Company 24 was called to assist animal control to retrieve a puppy who was stranded on the bank of a nearby pond. Animal...

Posted by Dekalb Company 24 on Saturday, January 5, 2019

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