WATCH: US firefighters rescue and comfort dog found in blaze

They say it was great teamwork by all involved

California, firefighters, dog, rescued, blaze, Oakland, video

Image via @OaklandFireLive on Twitter

Firefighters in the US state of California are being praised after rescuing and reviving a dog caught in a blaze.

They were called to a house fire in the Oakland area in the early hours of yesterday morning.

There they found a dog in distress and caught in the fire.

They proceeded to provide oxygen and comfort to the dog.

Oakland Firefighters Local 55 say it was "great teamwork by all companies involved".

The dog is said to be doing fine after his ordeal.

They posted this footage of the operation:

Video of Oakland Firefighters successfully rescuing and reviving a dog from an early morning house fire. Great teamwork by all companies involved! Video credit: Ambulance Paramedics on scene for medical standby.

Posted by Oakland Firefighters Local 55 on Wednesday, 9 December 2015