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Neighbors try to stop dog mauling with sticks, gutter, chair

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Posted at 5:46 PM, Feb 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-08 17:46:25-05

Neighbors used sticks, pieces of a gutter and a lawn chair in an attempt to stop a pack of dogs from mauling a Florida woman who was critically injured.

Friday's attack lasted more than five minutes and only stopped when firefighters arrived at the home in Spring Hill and used their equipment to disperse the dogs.

The unidentified woman was in critical condition at a hospital. Two neighbors who tried to intervene and were bit by the dogs also were taken for treatment at a hospital.

Authorities say three other neighbors refused medical treatment for minor injuries.