Dog bites owner and local firefighter in Madison Heights

Posted at 8:08 PM, Jul 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-15 21:43:01-04

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) — The owner of a pit bull and a Madison Heights firefighter were taken to the hospital after being bitten by the dog Thursday.

The incident happened on Brettonwoods Street near I-75 and 11 Mile Road.

Officials say the fire firefighter was injured while trying to help the owner who was being attacked by the dog inside the home.

No additional details were immediately made available.