David Ingles, a Marine living in Beaufort, stands in the room of his rental home the afternoon of Jan. 3, 2014, where his Christmas tree caught on fire just before midnight. Ingles was asleep when the fire started and was woken by his 2-year-old Boston terrier named Hammer in time to get out.
David Ingles, a Marine living in Beaufort, stands in the room of his rental home the afternoon of Jan. 3, 2014, where his Christmas tree caught on fire just before midnight. Ingles was asleep when the fire started and was woken by his 2-year-old Boston terrier named Hammer in time to get out. Staff photo
David Ingles, a Marine living in Beaufort, stands in the room of his rental home the afternoon of Jan. 3, 2014, where his Christmas tree caught on fire just before midnight. Ingles was asleep when the fire started and was woken by his 2-year-old Boston terrier named Hammer in time to get out. Staff photo

Marine, dog escape Beaufort house fire caused by Christmas tree

January 03, 2014 9:33 AM