Dog Killed, Firefighter Injured in Norwalk Fire

A pet Dachshund died in a fire at a home in Norwalk early Wednesday morning and a firefighter was injured in a fall down the stairs.

Firefighters responded to 13 Dock Road at 12:36 a.m. and found heavy fire coming from the back of the basement.

When firefighters went inside, they found a 13-year-old pet Dachshund dead in an upper level room.

There was heavy smoke throughout the house and one firefighter fell down a flight of stairs and sustained a minor shoulder injury.

The fire caused extensive damage to the basement and there was heavy smoke damage throughout the house.

Firefighters left the scene at 3:09 a.m. and the fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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