Rescue story inspires doctor to make donation
A local doctor has donated nine pet oxygen kits to the Johnson City Fire Department.
Dr. Rebecca Copeland tells us a recent story about a dog being rescued from a fire compelled her to make the donation.
Every engine in the city will now be fully equipment to rescue pets. Each masks costs about $30.
Until now, the department used makeshift masks when trying provide oxygen for pets.
Firefighters will be trained to use the oxygen kits after the beginning of the year.
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