A family dog’s barking woke a south Kansas City couple early Tuesday, alerting them that their house was engulfed in flames.
The couple escaped through a bedroom window. The dog, however, perished, according to media reports.
The fire was reported about 3 a.m. in the 7800 block of Longview Road.
A firefighter battling the fire was burned on the neck and was treated for his injuries.
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