Firefighters rescued a dog trapped inside a burning fourplex in east Cheyenne Thursday afternoon.

City spokesman Michael Skinner says crews were called to the scene near E. 22nd Street and Albany Avenue around 3 p.m. to find light smoke and flames coming from the wood-frame structure.

"Crews moved inside to complete extinguishment and to search the building for any occupants, of which a dog was found and rescued," Skinner said in a press release.

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"Medical aid was administered to the dog and the animal survived the incident," Skinner added.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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