Lifestyle Pets Couple's Dog Found Alive 6 Days After a Landslide Destroyed Their Home in Seattle: 'My Baby' The couple's other dog sadly did not survive the incident By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 14, 2022 11:18 AM Share Tweet Pin Email A Seattle couple's dog has been found alive six days after it was presumed dead when their home collapsed in a landslide. Earlier this month, Didi and James Fritts' home slid off of its foundation and went partially down a slope in a landslide, fire officials announced in a statement. The fire department said that the landslide was most likely caused by rain. During the incident, the homeowners became trapped with their two dogs, NBC affiliate KING 5 reported. Didi was able to crawl to safety before firefighters later arrived and rescued James. After they were both recovered from the scene, James said that one of the couple's dogs died in the collapse and they had assumed their second dog, Sammy, had suffered the same fate, per KING 5. But, almost a week after the incident, Seattle Fire said in a social media posting that the homeowners reported hearing the dog inside their home, offering hope that the pet was still alive and in need of rescue. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Rescuers Find Dog Missing Since August Buried Beneath Five Feet of Snow: 'Very Cold and Scared' After arriving at the scene, firefighters were also able to hear the canine and began "cutting through walls and flooring" to find the pet, they said in their tweet. Video from the scene shows fire crews rescuing the black dog and removing her from within the destroyed home. In the clip, Didi can be heard exclaiming, "My baby!" as one rescuer replies that the dog is "okay." Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. According to KING 5, Sammy was examined by vets who responded to the scene. There, Sammy "seemed alert and wagged her tail when she saw her owner," the outlet reported. In a tweet, Seattle Fire also described the pet's condition as "stable."