An order forbidding the keeping of pets or mascots is issued by the chief of the fire department, and Prince, a dog which has become a great favorite with the men of the department, is raffled, that being the easiest way out of the difficulty, for every man in the department was anxious to take the dog home. The dog is won by Dick Gordon, much to the delight of Mildred, his little daughter, and very much against the will of his wife. While at the ironing-board a few days later, Mrs. Gordon is called to the sick bed of a very dear friend, and in her excitement, leaves the hot iron on the ironing-board, which sets fire to the basket of clothes nearby. Mildred, who has been scolded and locked in the bedroom for having fed the dog at the table, hears the dog pawing at the door, but is unable to let herself out. She finally sees and smells smoke as it comes under the door, and realizing that the house is afire, goes to the window. It is barred and she is unable to get out. The dog goes to ...
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