Dog Dies in Torrington Fire

A dog died in a two-alarm fire in Torrington Wednesday morning.

Fire officials said they responded to a call at 10:44 a.m. for a fire 139 Funston Ave. and found smoke coming from the second floor of a two-and-a-half story three-family home.

Residents told first responders that pets were still in the building and firefighters began fighting the fire and looking for any people or pets that were still inside.

The fire went to a second alarm around 10:55 a.m. and off-duty firefighters were called in.

A dog was removed from the second floor and crews could not revive it, according to fire officials.

Another dog, two cats and two ferrets were rescued from the home.

No other people were found in the house.

The fire was knocked down as of 11:08 a.m. and no people were injured.

The fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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