Thursday, May 16, 2013
The mother and four puppies are doing well after surviving a Clearwater housefire Wednesday morning.
A mother dog and its four puppies are doing well after surviving a Clearwater housefire Wednesday morning. Clearwater Fire and Rescue discovered two adult dogs and five nearly six-month old puppies as they searched a smoke-filled duplex at 517 Saturn Ave. at 7:11 a.m. Jasmine, the adult female dog, was unconsious, having trouble breathing and very close to death when firefighters started working to resuscitate her with the use of a pet oxygen mask. The puppies, Bo, Jada, Mareel and Shaka, have minor burn injuries and smoke inhalation but did not require treatment at the scene. They all were taken to the SPCA for veterinary care were they are doing well. Rescuers tried but were unable to save a puppy that died from smoke inhalation. Jaheen…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
There were two adult dogs and five, nearly six-month old puppies in the house at 517 Saturn Ave when it caught fire Wednesday morning, according to Clearwater Fire and Rescue.
Clearwater Fire and Rescue is investigating the cause of a fire that left a puppy dead and another dog injured in a house fire Wednesday morning. There were seven dogs inside when firefighters were called to the scene of a blaze at 517 Saturn Ave at 7:11 a.m., according to Joelle Castelli, public safety spokeswoman. Firefighters found two adult dogs and five, nearly six-month old puppies as they searched the smoke-filled unit, Castelli said in a release. A puppy died from smoke inhalation and the adult female dog was unconsious, having trouble breathing and very close to death when firefighters started working to resuscitate her with the use of a pet oxygen mask, Castelli said. "The remainder of the six dogs appear to be alright," she said…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights from Patch!
Nearly 15 Clearwater Beach Association members came out to talk about recent sand dune destruction with city leaders this week. A Clearwater Patch reader shares his experiences trying to operate a low-speed, charter vehicle service on Clearwater Beach. A Clearwater Sweetbay Supermarket is among 33 under-performing stores in Florida scheduled to close in Feburary, the grocer's parent company announced Wednesday. Are you sad to see it go? Toby Lamar Malloy, 35, met the girl at the Clearwater Main Library where he was assigned, according to police. Crashes are decreasing in Florida communities with red light cameras, including Clearwater, according to a statewide report. 'Middens,' a $215,000 piece of public art, gives nod to the area's …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The cause of an early morning fire at a two-story house on Orange Avenue is under investigation, according to Clearwater Fire and Rescue.
Clearwater Fire and Rescue is investigating the cause of an early morning fire at a home on Orange Avenue. Firefighters responded to a call at 2:41 a.m. at 614 Orange Ave., according to Elizabeth Watts, public safety spokeswoman. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to battle the blaze at the two story home. The only occupant of the home was outside when firefighters arrived and refused medical treatment, Watts said in an email. Get updates to this story and more breaking news by signing up for the free Clearwater Patch email newsletter.
Friday, June 10, 2011
After a fatal fire, Chief Robert Weiss and fire crews descend on the Oak Acres neighborhood asking residents if they have a smoke alarm, and if they need one.
It started out a typical day for Brad Jones. He loaded up his wife’s car before she left for the day. But at about 7:40 a.m., Rob Chapin, a neighbor two doors down yelled to Jones that he smelled smoke. It was coming from the house between them. They called emergency crews and tried to do what they could in the meantime. There was smoke coming out of the vents at the apex of the roof, Jones said. The walls of the house already were warm and the windows black with smoke, he said. They went in through the garage door. Acrid, black smoke filled the house as Jones opened the door into the house. But it was too late. Lynette N. Brooks, 56, was found dead. The early morning fire Thursday was contained to her bedroom. “She was a fixture in the …