The Presque Isle Fire Department responded to a fire at a residence in the Skyway area around noontime on Tuesday.

Firefighters quickly knocked down the blaze. The duplex on Micmac drive, near the intersection with Midway Drive, was heavily damaged.

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Officials say the tenants evacuated safely but firefighters rescued a dog that was suffering from smoke inhalation and barely breathing. Presque Isle Fire Department used animal resuscitation equipment to revive the dog.

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Crews were able to keep the fire contained to one side of the duplex.. Officials say the fire started on the stove in the kitchen.