Adorable Jack Russell dog fostered by firefighter who saved her from flat blaze

A firefighter has fostered a dog who he saved after finding her lying "lifeless" under a bed as he responded to a raging fire.

Jamie Trew found Millie the Jack Russell during a flat fire after being called to Newham on July 28.

Emergency services were called to the address, where firefighters found a woman being treated by medics outside.

She explained she could not find her beloved dog.

The lead firefighter discovered the lifeless body of Millie under a bed and she was given oxygen and water.

After 10 minutes she regained consciousness, reports BBC.

According to the outlet, the dog is being looked after by Mr Trew while the owner recovers.

At around 9pm, firefighters were called to a ground floor flat in Forest View Road.

They were dispatched from Ilford Station.

Upon finding out the dog was missing, the crew searched for the Jack Russell wearing breathing apparatus.

Millie was found in the bedroom after firefighters lifted up the bed.

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Station officer Dean Ivil said: "After 10 minutes she showed signs of life and she eventually regained consciousness enough to start walking and was taken to the local emergency vet.

"After a short stay there, her owner has agreed she can be fostered and she is now happily staying with leading firefighter Jamie Trew who found her.

"It's a lovely ending for what could have been a tragic story. If her owner decides it's best, Millie has a forever home with Jamie and his family," he added.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, it left part of the bedroom where Millie was found damaged.

However, brave firefighters managed to get the blaze under control in 40 minutes according to the BBC.

In heartwarming pictures, the fire crew and its lead firefighter Jamie can be seen with the adorable dog.

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