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.