• Denver firefighters rescue dog that climbed ladder when spooked by fireworks

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    DENVER -

    Pets can become scared by fireworks, and one dog was no exception during Fourth of July celebrations in Denver.

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    The dog, named Mojo, used a ladder outside a Denver home to escape the noise, scrambling to the roof in search of a safe place, KCNC reported.

    Denver firefighters were able to coax the animal off the roof and lead it back into the home, the television station reported.

    In a tweet, officials from the Denver Fire Department reminded followers that fireworks are illegal in the city.

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