Savannah Fire Rescue puts out two fires Wednesday morning, one being called ‘suspicious’

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Savannah Fire Rescue responded to two fires Wednesday morning.

The first fire happened at 251 Tulip Street around 9 a.m. Firefighters were able to extinguish it quickly. No one was injured or displaced.

Savannah Fire Rescue is calling this fire “suspicious”. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The second fire was at 1032 Demmond Street just before 9:30 a.m. Firefighters responded and put the fire out, but the homeowner was displaced. The homeowner was not home at the time, but passed out in a panic when she arrived at the scene. She was treated by EMS.

The homeowner’s dog was rescued from the fire. Savannah Fire Rescue tweeted photos of firefighters administering oxygen to the dog Wednesday morning. Officials said the dog is doing well and has been reunited with the homeowner.

The Red Cross is assisting, and fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

News 3 will have updates.

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