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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A dog is expected to recover after Virginia firefighters rescued it from under a bed during a house fire Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

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Officials with the Henrico Fire Department said the house caught fire at 1:52 p.m. EDT, WRIC reported. Firefighters reported heavy flames coming from the two stories of the home, the television station reported.

Firefighters established a water shuttle because there were no hydrants in the area, the Henrico Fire Department said in a Facebook post.

The occupants of the house were outside when fire units arrived. The occupants were safe and unharmed, but reported there were pets inside.

The residents of the home managed to escape, but they told firefighters that there was a dog still inside the building, WRIC reported.

Firefighters searched the home and found the dog hiding under a bed, the television station reported.

The animal was given medical care and was transported to a veterinarian, fire officials said on Facebook.

The residents and the dog were safe, but the house was destroyed, WWBT reported. The cause of the fire is unknown, and an investigation is ongoing, the television station reported.