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It was shortly after five o'clock in the morning when emergency services in the Czech Republic were alerted of an apartment building on fire. It was a race against time for firefighters and police officers to wake sleeping residents and evacuate the building. Twenty people were evacuated, including an elderly woman who is now being treated at a local hospital, along with two police officers.

Over in Australia, man's best friend was the real hero of this sad story. A man was sleeping peacefully in his home in Queensland when his pup suddenly woke him up. Confused at first, it didn't take him long to realize his home was ablaze. The pair made it out along with his mother's ashes, but the home was completely burned.

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