Rescue Dog To The Rescue

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 09/02 2014 11:02AM

Updated 09/02 2014 11:06AM

A recently adopted dog alerts sleeping family when fire breaks out.  Nancy Amons reports.

A Tennessee family is lucky to be alive and it's all thanks to their dog, Jynx.

The 7-month-old pit bull, recently rescued from the pound, became a hero Sunday morning when fire broke out in their Springfield home.

Jynx woke up her owner, who was able to alert her roommate. The two women then grabbed their children and were able to escape the smoke and flames.

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