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OC man pulls neighbor, dog from burning house

Firefighters battle a house fire near Stanton in Orange County in this April 2013 photo.

April 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 64-year-old Orange County man is recovering after saving his neighbors and a dog from their burning home.

The house, located near Stanton, caught fire shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.

The brave neighbor tried to put out the fire before rescuing three people inside the house, as well as their pet dog.

Afterward, the neighbor, who has not been identified, was taken to a nearby hospital because he had difficulty breathing. He is expected to be OK.