Saturday, March 16, 2013
Bradenton Fire Department battled a fire at 1615 18th Avenue West Saturday afternoon.
A small dog is recovering from being caught in a house fire Saturday afternoon after it was rescued by Bradenton firefighters. The Bradenton Fire Department responded at 1:09 p.m., Saturday, to a house fire at 1615 18th Ave, West, where thick smoke billowed from the front door and chimney, according to the fire department. A neighbor told firefighters that a dog was inside, and the first responders found the small dog inside the master bedroom, and EMS crews gave the dog oxygen to recover. Manatee County Animal Services evaluated the dog's health at an animal clinic following the rescue, according to the fire department. The fire was under control after about 10 minutes, ending at 1:18 p.m., and caused an estimated $25,000 in damage, …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The fire was contained to a bedroom inside the home at Bayshore Gardens.
Updated, 5:32 p.m.: The victim in Tuesday morning's house fire has been identified as Gale Dollinger, 62, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. That was the only person in the house at the time of the fire, a sheriff's office spokesperson said. The cause of the fire "appears accidental" but is still under investigation, the sheriff's office said. Earlier: One person is dead following a house fire Tuesday morning in Bradenton, according to Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue. The fire department responded to 6231 26th St. W. in Bayshore Gardens this morning for a reported house fire. When crews arrived, they found a victim outside the home in cardiac arrest, and the victim was reportedly removed from the home by a neighbor, according to …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Bradenton Police Department rescues family pets from fire. The American Red Cross put the family up overnight.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Toni Whitt
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Bradenton Fire Department saved a family's pets Monday after a fire from a candle engulfed a bedroom in flames and the family had to quickly escape without their two dogs and a cat, according to a report from the Bradenton Fire Department. When the Bradenton Fire Department arrived at 2304 42nd St. W. shortly before 4 p.m. the house was engulfed in flames. The homeowner told firefighters that everyone was out of the house, but two Maltese dogs and a cat were still inside. Search and Rescue crews entered the single family house and found a bedroom fully involved with fire and heavy smoke throughout the entire house, according to the report. Crews were able to successfully rescue all of the family pets from the home and administer …