Police Rescue Dog Tethered Near Burning Car in Atlanta

Police sprang into action to save a dog tied up near a burning vehicle in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8, a rescue captured on body camera footage.

“While working at the scene of a vehicle fire in northwest Atlanta, Zone 1 units were made aware of a dog tethered to a tree near the vehicle, which was fully engulfed,” wrote the Atlanta Police Department on Facebook.

After briefly struggling to free the dog, officers led the canine away from the fire.

“We give him a 12/10,” said the department. “He’s a good boy.” Credit: Atlanta Police Department via Storyful