Woman, Chihuahua rescued from Pompano Beach fire
Cause of fire remains under investigation
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A woman and her dog were rescued from a fire at a Pompano Beach home Tuesday morning.
Pompano Beach firefighters were called to the home at 1450 NE 44th St. about 10:15 a.m. after a neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming from the windows.
When firefighters arrived, they found a 32-year-old woman face down on the floor, coughing.
Firefighters rescued the woman. She was taken to Broward Health North to be treated for smoke inhalation.
A Chihuahua named Diva was also rescued by firefighters and taken to a neighbor's house for safety. Diva wasn't hurt.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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