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Dog rescued from Jersey City apartment building fire

Friday, April 20, 2012

A number of families are homeless after fire tore through their apartment building in New Jersey overnight Friday.

Smoke filled the neighborhood as firefighters battled the third-alarm blaze on Grant Street for more than two hours before putting out the flames.

Everyone got out, except a dog named zeus.

Firefighters were able to rescue the 4-year-old pooch and give him oxygen. He is expected to survive.

The cause of the fire, which started around 1 a.m., is under investigation.

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