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This Puppy Was Rescued From A Fire And Now Works As A Firefighter

Prepare to feel a lot of feelings.

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In April 2014, Lindler noticed smoke and flames coming from a neighbor's property. When he and other firefighters entered the building, Lindler saw Jake cowering in a corner, having just crawled out from under a fallen piece of burning ceiling.

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Jake performed mouth-to-snout resuscitation on the pup, who was taken to the vet with second- and third-degree burns to over 75% of his body, including his paws. "Most animals don't typically live with burns that severe," Lindler said.

When his neighbors said they weren't able to afford the puppy's vet costs, Lindler spoke with his wife about adopting Jake.

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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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