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Amer Staff Pit Bull called The Hoff saves owner from burning to death
birminghammail.net ^

Posted on 05/08/2009 10:08:47 PM PDT by MAD-AS-HELL

A dog owner from the Forest of Dean has been saved from burning to death after his Staffordshire pitbull leapt on the bed to wake him.

Nathan Williams, 29, owes his life to his dog "The Hoff" - named after Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff - who battled to rouse him as flames licked around the bedroom door.

Mr Williams, who suffers from health problems, was asleep when a fire broke out in his ground floor flat.

But as the fire swept through the living room, kitchen and bathroom, the bulky pet jumped onto the bed to alert him.

Nathan then carried The Hoff, whose namesake also starred in Knightrider, through the flames to safety.

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1 posted on 05/08/2009 10:08:47 PM PDT by MAD-AS-HELL
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Don’t hassle The Hoff.


2 posted on 05/08/2009 10:12:46 PM PDT by SIDENET ("You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.")
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