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.