Firefighters Call For Help, Dog Dies In West Side Fire

Firefighters Call For Help, Dog Dies In West Side Fire (Image 1)

 Firefighters made a distress call, and a family dog died in a house fire in west Columbus Saturday.

Firefighters responded to the report of fire in the 3200 block of Medoma Drive just before 2:30 p.m. Saturday. According to Tracy Smith of the Columbus Division of Fire, firefighters inside the home made a distress call, and another crew responded to help. One firefighter escaped through a window and was unharmed. The distress call was quickly canceled, and everyone got out safely.

A family dog died in the fire.

No one was home at the time of the fire, and the incident is under investigation.

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