Page Co. Authorities rescue 2 people and 2 dogs from a fire

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Stanley Fire Chief Terry Pettit reports that the Stanley Fire Department was called out Jan. 22 at 11:23 to Lucas Hollow Road.

While in route Page Emergency Communications advised responders that two occupants were trapped inside the structure by a fire.

Three Page County Sheriff Deputies were already on the scene when fire units arrived.

Deputies Tiller, Stillson and Debellastre were attempting to enter the building but were hampered by the fire.

Those inside the building were able to shout out the window to let rescuers know what room they were in.

Deputy Stillson was able to pry the plywood off the window to allow the two to climb out with their dog.

The three were assisted to the ground by the deputies, Page County Emergency Medical Services Personnel and Chief Pettit.

Firefighters quickly got the fire under control and conducted a second search to find another dog which was taken to safety.

The owner of the home 67-year-old Billy Dallas and follow occupant 37-year-old Amy Cook were treated at the scene.

Chief Pettit noted that a car adjacent to the house was fully involved with fire reaching to the back side of the home when he arrived.

The fire is believed to have begun at the vehicle and spread to the home with the exact cause of the fire still under investigation.

The 2008 Dodge Avenger is a total loss with estimated damage to the home at approximately $50,000.

Six units and 23 firefighters responded to the incident who remained on the scene for approximately 2 hours.

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