NEWBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - A dog pulled from a home that caught fire in Newbury on Friday is now in an animal hospital after officials say it was resuscitated by local firefighters.

Crews responding to a fire on Old Point Road at 12:15 p.m. found smoke coming from a single-family home and flames in the rear corner, officials said.

A neighbor told firefighters that there was a dog inside the home.

Firefighters made an entry into the home and rescued an unconscious dog, fire officials said.

Newburyport and Rowley firefighters aiding at the scene were able to resuscitate the dog and had it taken to a nearby animal hospital.

The flames were put out about four hours later.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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