Lieutenant Robert Webster, the victim, called it a "terror tactic."
"The California Fire Fighters, FEMA and First Responders are amazing and very brave."
Several firefighters were reportedly injured, according to local news outlets.
The fire crew rushed the victim to a nearby hospital for an emergency C-section.
Local residents have been advised to shelter in place while officials get the blaze under control.
"This was a customer support mistake," a Verizon spokesperson said.
The dog is on track to make a full recovery.
At the time, 160 patients were in the emergency area, including 10 children. More than 40 emergency personnel and 13 vehicles were sent to respond to the incident.
Inmate firefighters are putting their lives on the line to put out California's wildfires for $2 a day.
From a heartwarming photo of a San Francisco Highway Patrolman holding a rescued baby deer to terrifying images of huge walls of flames.
"[The allegations bring] unwelcome dishonor and embarrassment to this department and this city," Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker said.
Russia's emergency services accidentally drenched police outside Moscow, while practicing to fight fires ahead of the opening of the World Cup.
The mutlifloor blaze broke out on the middle levels of the unfinished Trump International Hotel and Tower in Baku.
Inmates make up roughly a third of the force that fights wildfires in California.
Fire departments in the United States and United Kingdom are increasingly using unmanned aircraft.
Michael Fahy was the highest-ranking New York fire official to die in the line of duty since the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Four firefighters injured; thousands have had to evacuate their homes.
The city owes firefighters $75 million in back wages, plus $67 million in interest.