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Town of Tonawanda police officer rescues dog from house fire, receives award

Posted at 4:34 PM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 16:36:31-04

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Town of Tonawanda police officer received an award from the SPCA after rescuing a dog from a house fire.

Officer Jacob McCormick was awarded the SPCA Bravery Award.

Back in September, Officer McCormick rescued a 7-year-old beagle named Harry from a fire on Ferndale Avenue. Harry was present at the ceremony on Tuesday afternoon to see Officer McCormick receive the award.

SPCA honored McCormick for his bravery that saved a family pet.