'Hero dog' saves woman from house fire
Grateful Cloquet couple piecing their lives back together
January 25, 2019
Shawn Cordell made a habit of telling the several dogs he and his wife, Terri, have adopted over the years to look after Terri.
"I always told them, the first thing you need to do is protect her," he said. "And Scooby did that."
If not for Scooby and his faithful companion, Banjo, Terri said, she wouldn't have lived through the house fire that raged through their Cloquet kitchen Dec. 19, filling the house with smoke and turning the kitchen and surroundings into a an unrecognizable charred and blackened mess. She calls him her "hero dog."
Shawn had left for work as a letter carrier in Duluth...