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FIRE RESCUE: Pet Oxygen Masks Donated

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A recent donation is helping a central Iowa fire department rescue pets during fires.

pet oxygen tankThe Carlisle department received a donation of animal rescue oxygen kits from the Avondale Veterinary Complex.

The masks have a rubber ring on the inside to fit properly over an animal’s mouth. A small plastic tube on the mask connects to the oxygen tank.

More than 40,000 pets died in house fires in the US, last year.