Firefighter Mauled To Death By Recently Adopted Dog

November 15, 2012 Updated Nov 15, 2012 at 6:47 PM EDT

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Firefighter Mauled To Death By Recently Adopted Dog

November 15, 2012 Updated Nov 15, 2012 at 6:47 PM EDT

A tragic story from Illinois.

According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, police said a 44-year-old female firefighter was mauled to death this week by a dog she and her husband had recently adopted. The dog that attacked the woman  was a mastiff that weighed approximately 130-140 pounds, according to the Sun-Times report.

Read the Chicago Sun-Times report HERE.