Firefighter rescues dog from Blue Cut Fire in West Cajon Valley

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Cal FireBattalion Chief Mike Mohler holds a dog he rescued from the Blue Fire in the West Cajon Valley area.
Cal FireBattalion Chief Mike Mohler holds a dog he rescued from the Blue Fire in the West Cajon Valley area.
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WEST CAJON VALLEY (KABC) -- A firefighter was able to rescue a dog from the Blue Cut Fire after the animal ran from a burning structure and leapt into his arms.

Cal Fire posted a photo on Facebook of Battalion Chief Mike Mohler hugging the dog after the rescue.

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The dog is now in the care of animal control, the post stated.

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A burned out residence stands amid rubble on Highway 138 after the Blue Cut Fire burned through Phelan, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
AP Photo/Noah Berger