A woman living in Manchester, England managed to escape her burning home this week with her two huskies, but one beloved family member was still left in the house: her bearded dragon.
Firefighters from the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority quickly sprang into action, entering the house to douse the fire, which they believe was started by an electrical fault behind the refrigerator. According to the fire department, they then went to revive the lizard, who was stranded helplessly in his cage.
Despite what their name might suggest, bearded dragons fare just like any other animal does when confronted with a blazing fire: poorly.
To help the reptile recover, a firefighter administered oxygen to the reptile using a mask:
(Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority)