Early Tuesday morning the Phoenix Fire Department rescued 16 dogs from a fire near 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.
PHOENIX — A man and his many rescue dogs are safe– after a dangerous house fire in west Phoenix early Tuesday morning.
Phoenix fire crews were able to rescue 16 dogs from the house near 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.
Homeowner Todd Born told 12News he runs an animal rescue out of his home and said he was plugging in lights in his backyard when he heard them fizzle out. The next thing he knew, flames were spreading.
Born said he tried not to panic, and his main concern was getting his dogs to safety.
“My main concern at that point was all the dogs on the property,” said Born.
Born thinks a work light shorted out and started the fire.
Born said he started Mangy Mutt rescue 15 years ago and …