By: KDKA-TV News Staff
INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) — Firefighters in Indiana Borough rescued a chinchilla from a home that caught on fire Friday morning.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Tornado Warnings Issued For Local Counties Expired; Cleanup Underway After Storms Hit
The fire, which started around 7 a.m., was contained after a coordinated effort from crews and was extinguished within minutes.READ MORE: 2 Deaths, 1 Injury Being Investigated At North Central Regional Jail In West Virginia
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.MORE NEWS: Westmoreland County Election Officials Ready For November
Firefighters secured an oxygen mask for the pet, and it was more alert after receiving about 10 minutes worth of oxygen.