Home sustained heavy damage
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a house fire at 65 Prospect Street in Chillicothe early Saturday morning.
Jack and Beth Birchfield escaped the 12:18am fire, although Mr. Birchfield kept returning to the burning home to save the families six pets. He saved four of them while Chillicothe firefighters rescued the other two.
Mr. Birchfield was treated at Adena Regional Medical Center for smoke inhalation. The home was a total loss.