CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A dog is now safe after being rescued from a fire this afternoon.

According to Kanawha County 911 dispatchers, the fire broke out around 12:47 p.m. Thursday, May 4, near in the 1400 block of Livingston Avenue.

Dispatchers say the house was abandoned and crews were able to get the fire under control quickly.

They say the dog was unresponsive when they found them, but is now responsive.