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Florida girl helps rescue puppy from burning home

Posted at 10:48 AM, Sep 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-08 13:48:16-04

CAPE CORAL, Florida (KERO) — A quick-thinking 11-year-old girl In Cape Coral, Florida, helped rescue a puppy trapped in a burning house.

Mackenzie Jenkins was playing outside when she heard a smoke alarm go off at a neighbor's home.

She knew there was a puppy inside, so Mackenzie called 911.

Firefighters were able to rescue the six-month-old dog named Fiona .

She did need some oxygen.

The department gave Mackenzie a community recognition coin for helping to save the pup.