Los Angeles Firefighters, Task Forces 29 & 26, Engine 52, Battalion 11 first on scene on the 100 block of South Oxford Avenue reported a two story, garden style apartment building, with fire and smoke showing from one unit on the second floor. Firefighters quickly made entry, knocking down the fire in 10 minutes.
The occupants of the apartment were not home but Firefighters discovered a female bulldog named “Potato” almost unconscious and in distress. Suffering from smoke inhalation, Firefighters quickly administered oxygen and revived the dog in twenty minutes. An elderly woman in a wheelchair was also assisted by Firefighters together with all the occupants of the apartment building. Potato was reunited with her owner when he arrived back home.