Sacramento Firefighter To Adopt Dog Rescued From I-5 Off-Ramp

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A firefighter has taken a special liking to a dog rescued from a highway off-ramp.

The Sacramento Fire Department says firefighters from Station 1 were on an off-ramp along Interstate 5 when they spotted an abandoned dog.

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The dog after being rescued by Sacramento firefighters. (Credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Firefighters were able to rescue the dog and bring it to safety.

The little pup was injured, so it was taken to a vet and underwent some minor surgery.

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The dog was injured but only required minor surgery. (Credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Firefighters say the dog has now been given a clean bill of health. One of the firefighters says they’ll be adopting the little guy, the department says.

The dog has been named “Freeway.”

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