"As soon as I got to the door, she runs in [and] starts barking, and I’m like, 'What the heck is wrong with you? Like, you don’t do this,'" Chai told KCRA 3. "I looked up and there’s black smoke coming from my neighbor’s house. You can see the flames coming out."
With the fire quickly spreading to Chai's unit, time was of the essence for the family to get out. Sasha evidently knew that too.
The dog ran straight for Masailah.
"I ran into the room and I see Sasha," Chai told the news station. "She has my baby by the diaper just dragging her off the bed — trying to get her to safety."