Just after boarding his school bus a few minutes after 7 a.m. last week, a Florida teen glanced back at his family’s home and realized there was thick, gray smoke coming from his family’s home.
“We see my house is on fire and the bus driver stopped and I run out of the bus and I go open the front door,” said Mike Assi, who jumped off the bus and sprinted to the burning home since his beloved dog was still inside. However, after opening the front door, he realized there was no way he’d be able to go in the home.
“I start yelling for my dog’s name because I knew  he was in there. He wouldn’t come out the front door. There was a lot of pitch-black smoke,” Mike said. “I go through the backyard, I open the back door and I start yelling for him. He comes out through the backyard. …