Northern Michigan Couple Dies After Running Into Fire to Save Dogs

People do some crazy things when they love their pets

Now, we’re not saying it was smart— but we get it…

Recently, a couple in Kalkaska Township, Michigan passed away after trying to save their two dogs from their home which was engulfed in flames.

Kalkaska County sheriff’s officials said the fire broke out early Thursday morning at the Kalkaska Township home of Brian, 56 and Sheryl Curry, 56. The Currys, initially safely escaped but went back inside the burning home to rescue their dogs, officials said.

Firefighters and deputies said they tried to save the couple but were forced to retreat due to dangerous conditions. Their bodies later were found in the house.

According to Bonnie McKinney, an administrative assistant for the sheriff’s department the two dogs perished in the fire with their owners, but a goat and a miniature horse that were outside did survive.

Officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation.


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