On March 22nd, 2018, at around 10:30PM a van went up in flames at the Chevron Extra Mile gas station located at 655 East Main street.
When the Merced Fire Department arrived on scene, along with the Merced Police Department they disovered pets inside the burning van.
According to a witness there was puppies in the van, firefighters attempted to resuscitate one of the four that died with providing the puppy with oxygen, unfortunately did not make it also. Its unknown how many other pets escaped injuries. No other information was available immediately.
We tried getting a report from the Merced Police Department, No response was provided immediatey. We will try to get an update on this story.
(Video provided by Conrado Noriega)