A nervous dog helped save her family’s home Monday as she alerted a nearby painter to her burning house.
Painter William Hahn said he smelled smoke when he arrived to work at a house on Haven Lane near Crystal Lake that morning.
He chalked up the scent next door to a meat smoker.
But the neighbor’s dog, Jenny, kept darting in and out of a dog door looking nervous, Hahn said.
She grabbed his attention, and then he saw smoke creeping from the garage, attic and