Pit bull saves family from house fire, tries to carry baby to safety

Posted at 4:30 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 16:30:15-04

STOCKTON, CA — A California family is crediting their pet pit bull for saving them from a house fire.

Latana Chai says that on Sunday, the family dog, 'Sasha,' started barking and alerted the family to the fire spreading from their neighbor's home.

Chai quickly ran in to save her 8-month-old daughter but saw that Sasha had already made her way to the back bedroom.

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"I ran into the room and I see Sasha she has my baby like by the diaper, just dragging her off the bed trying to get her to safety," Chai said.

The family credits those early warning barks and bangs with saving them.

"If she wasn't barking or really going at the door like that I probably wouldn't have known nothing," Chai said.