Tampa firefighters rescue dog chained to tree during brush fire

Tampa Fire Rescue photo

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – On Thursday night firefighters rescued a dog during a brush fire. The dog was chained to a tree in the woods at Rowlett Park.

Tampa Fire Rescue crews were fighting the fire when they found the pup. Officials said they don’t know the circumstances surrounding the dog’s locations.

The fire is under control, officials said. It’s in a heavily wooded area, and no structures are in danger, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.

Animal control officers are heading to the scene to get the dog.


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