Dog and Owner in Emotional Reunion After Chattanooga House Fire

A firefighter reunited a dog with its emotional owner following a house fire that claimed the lives of several pets in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on February 4.

The Chattanooga Fire Department said they had to revive the dog before returning it to its grateful owner.

A search by firefighters found a number of dead pets, including cats, dogs, and birds, local media reported.

No person was hurt in the fire and the cause was being investigated, the fire department said.

Video shows senior firefighter Scott Rouse giving the dog oxygen outside the burnt-out house, before walking up a residential street towards the pet’s owner. Credit: Chattanooga Fire Department via Storyful