ATHENS, Ala. – An Athens man is crediting his pet with saving his home and probably his life Sunday after his entrance yard went up in flames.
Cameron McKee has solely had his Lab combine Monster for just a little over a month, however he advised WHNT if it wasn’t for the pup, the entire home would have burned down.
On Sunday afternoon, McKee was sleeping along with his girlfriend when his yard caught fireplace. “Two of the canine have been on the mattress with us sleeping,” McKee defined. “I feel Monster was out in the lounge and abruptly, he comes operating in and begins making noise and wakes my girlfriend up.”
McKee stated his girlfriend was the primary to comprehend what was taking place.
“She opened the entrance door and appears out and sees the entire entrance yard was in flames,” he stated.
McKee grabbed a hearth extinguisher to place out the flames. He stated he put out many of the fireplace, however the fireplace division got here to place out the recent spots.
The blaze was inside inches of taking on the whole home, leaving his garden charred all the way in which as much as the sting of the construction.
“That is the rescuer right here,” McKee advised WHNT, referring to Monster. “The hero!”
McKee stated if it wasn’t for Monster the harm would have been so much worse. “If it wasn’t for him I imply truthfully, the shed would have caught fireplace. The hearth unfold all the way in which towards the home. It was a matter of a pair extra minutes and we may have misplaced the whole lot,” McKee stated.