Thursday, 6:32 p.m. (CST). Emergency call.
Unusual round thingie reported on the side of the street. Two responders called to the scene.
Rounding a parked car, Responder Arya jumped two feet off the ground, raised her hackles, and began to sound the alarm.
Barking continued for several minutes. Strange round thingie never moved.
Thursday, 6:38 p.m. (CST). Emergency status terminated.