A happy ending to a scary situation in Rutherford County where firefighters managed to save a Chattanooga woman from a fiery car crash and her puppy.

The crash happened on I-24 last week, near Murfreesboro

After the driver was rushed to the hospital, firefighters were examining the car when they noticed the puppy hiding in the wreckage.

The puppy has been living at a Rutherford County fire station since the crash.

Firefighters say the owner is expected to be okay and plans to pick up the puppy soon and return to her home here, in Chattanooga.