Dog credited for saving Oklahoma family from fire - Article Photos 1/8

Walt Harmon, 24, sits with his dog, Pal, a mutt, at the back of what's left of his family's home Tuesday afternoon, July 19, 2011. The dog awakened Walt's mother, Susan Harmon with constant barking Sunday night when their home caught fire. Walt credits the pet with saving his life and allowing him to rescue his mother, and her parents, Harold and Donna Gilliam. from the smoke-filled home before it was destroyed by flames. The home is in rural Lincoln County about six miles north of Jacktown. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman