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Dog saves Las Vegas family from fire

Posted: 5:52 PM, Sep 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-05 00:52:29Z

A dog named Gizmo is being credit for saving his family from a fire on Monday morning.

It happened at a residence on Philomena Street near Alexander Road and Hualapai Way.

The fire started around 2:30 a.m. The family was awakened by Gizmo's barking and was able to escape safely.

The fire appears to have started in the garage. The car inside was destroyed. A neighbor says that they heard explosions and many of the windows in the house are blown out.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.