By: KDKA-TV News Staff

INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) — Firefighters in Indiana Borough rescued a chinchilla from a home that caught on fire Friday morning.

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The fire, which started around 7 a.m., was contained after a coordinated effort from crews and was extinguished within minutes.

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The Indiana Fire Association says all the residents evacuated the house safely, but they told firefighters that their pet chinchilla was still inside.

A firefighter went back inside the house and found the “very lethargic” chinchilla.

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Firefighters secured an oxygen mask for the pet, and it was more alert after receiving about 10 minutes worth of oxygen.