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Morgan City Firefighters save puppies in structure fire

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Apr 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-07 07:46:32-04

MORGAN CITY, La. — Early Thursday morning, at around 1 am, the Morgan City Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 600 block of Fourth Street.

According to the local fire brigade, arriving emergency personnel observed smoke and fire showing. As a result, action was taken to prevent any further spreading of the fire.

The fire was brought under control fairly quickly. No occupant or firefirefighting personnel injuries were reported, authorities say.

Morgan City Firefighters rescued a few chihuahua puppies by providing oxygen and resuscitation measures.

The surviving pups were temporarily cared for by Morgan City Petting Zoo before being turned over to Aviary Creature Rescue.

Fire department trucks and personnel were back in service by 3:30 am, officials report.