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Homeless man rescues animals from burning shelter

Homeless man rescues animals from burning shelter
The man rushed into the W-Underdogs shelter during the Dec. 18 blaze.

Most Read “As fate would have it, today is the first day of our lease of a new facility we planned to be the new W-Underdogs Headquarters,” reads a post by the shelter following the fire.“While the new facility is not exactly ‘move-in ready’ we were able to move the animals safely into the new facility for the night.W-Underdogs also said it will continue to provide food and shelter for Walker’s pitbull at its new facility.18 blaze and saved the animals while the owner of the organization was out getting supplies, according to Facebook posts by the shelter.

(W-Underdogs / Facebook) In several posts on Facebook, W-Underdogs described Walker as “our hero” and said he’s one of the shelter’s “guardian angels,” along with the firefighters and animal services officials who jumped into action.More than a dozen animals are safe after a homeless man rescued them from an Atlanta shelter that caught on fire earlier this month.

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