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Pahrump Valley Fire Using Specialized Masks to Save Pets

Each year, about 40 thousand pets die in house fires in the US. But specialized equipment can help save animal lives. Pahrump Valley Fire Chief Scott Lewis explains how his department is using pet oxygen masks to help save the lives of our four-legged friends. If you'd like to let first responders know about pets in your home -- or flag any other situation that might be important to police or fire -- it's easy. Just call the Nye County Sheriff's Office, at 775-751-7000, and tell them you'd like to add information for your address to the Computer Aided Dispatch system.