Mother tries to extinguish fire with water from dog bowl, finds daughter filled it with gas
Fire crews responded to a house fire on S. Shelby Street
Maj. Rob Milliner of Louisville Fire and Rescue
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A small
house fire spread quickly when a woman tried to extinguish it with water from
her dog's bowl, not knowing that her daughter had filled the bowl with
Investigators say that a
3-year-old girl mistakenly filled the water bowl with gas from a nearby canister.
When the mother discovered
a small fire in the rear of their S. Shelby Street home, she quickly grabbed
the bowl and threw the gasoline on the fire, Maj. Rob Milliner of Louisville
Fire and Rescue said.
Firefighters responded to
the fire around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. It took about an hour for crews to put out
the fire, which had spread to the neighbor's house. Nobody was hurt at either