Pit Bull Saves Deaf Teen From Burning Home
Ace is the toast of Indianapolis
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Jul 17, 2014 5:42 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Indianapolis has a new hero, but not the kind that wears a cape. This one has four legs and an affinity for bacon. Ace, a 2-year-old pit bull, woke up his deaf teenage owner by licking his face to alert him the house was on fire, say fire officials and the family. The 13-year-old was home alone and taking an afternoon nap when the fire, which ended up gutting the house, broke out. Both he and the dog got out.

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I'm Your Huckleberry
Jul 18, 2014 9:57 PM CDT
Always nice to se positive pit bull stories; It's really a good example of persuasion, it's all about culture, love, values, etc. I would imagine this dogs owners are what I adore to call: "good people."
Christopher Bright
Jul 18, 2014 5:24 PM CDT
Probably thought the kid was done cooking and started to eat him.
Chuck Roast
Jul 18, 2014 2:00 AM CDT
GOOD BOY!!!