(WAND) Smokey, a firehouse dog for the Jacksonville, Illinois fire department, is about to make her national television debut on NBC's "Today."
When Smokey was just six weeks old Jacksonville firefighters rescued her from a burning house.
"She was clinically dead when they brought her out," said Lt. Todd Warrick.
Smokey now lives in Fire Station 2.
The fire department entered Smokey in a national contest run by NBC's hit series "Chicago Fire."
NBC is looking for the 'Perfect Firehouse Pooch."
She is now a top three finalist and will appear on "Today" Tuesday, September 24th.
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