PLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) — Fire crews rescued an elderly man and his dog from a residential fire Monday afternoon in Pleasant Hill, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
Dispatch received reports of the fire shortly after 4 p.m. at 15 Cornell Court, where crews found heavy smoke and flames visible at the single-story residence and called for additional units.READ MORE: Downsized But Not Out, Dreamforce Conference Set to Boost Business in San Francisco
A neighbor reported that the homeowner was trapped inside, and crews were able to reach and evacuate the man and his dog.
The man was treated by paramedics and then taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.READ MORE: Emmy Awards: 'The Crown' Dominates with Seven Wins
The dog was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic by Pleasant Hill Police.
There were no other injuries reported.
The cause of the fire was under investigation as of Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Flames Reach Ancient Sequoias; Crews in Pitched Battle to Save Giant Forest Grove
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