LA Fire Dept Heroes Discuss Dog Rescue Captured On LIVE TV (VIDEO)

In Los Angeles, after days of torrential downpour causing community evacuations, an act of Fire Department valor has been circulating the internet: the rescue, caught on live television, of Vernon, the German Shepherd, airlifted from the rain-swollen Los Angeles river.

The crew brought the dog to a local shelter for a checkup. In the video below, firefighter Joe St. Georges and helicopter pilot Scott Bowman discuss the rescue.