Fire fighter generic

CHICAGO (WAND) - Chicago firefighters are no longer allowing dogs at firehouses after a firehouse dog attacked and killed a family's pet. 

This happened over the weekend of April 10-11 at Engine 116, which is at 60th Street and Ashland Avenue in West Englewood. According to NBC Chicago, the firehouse dog escaped and killed a small dog when it was out on a walk with a person. 

Acting Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt said Monday that "any and all prior permissions for dogs in the fire stations or on fire apparatuses are hereby revoked" in a memo sent to members of the department. 

Officials with the Chicago Fire Department plan to check with firehouses and make sure dogs are removed. 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.