Dog killed in Bridgeport fire

Flames shoot through the window of a home in Hudson St. in Bridgeport in this Report It photo sent to News 8, June 24, 2014.
Flames shoot through the window of a home in Hudson St. in Bridgeport in this Report It photo sent to News 8, June 24, 2014.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Several families were able to escape a fire that heavily damaged a Bridgeport apartment house.

The fire broke out just before 11 p.m. on first floor of the three-story building on Hudson Street.

Firefighters had to restrain one resident who attempted to re-enter the building to rescue his dog. The animal was later found dead the kitchen of the first-floor unit where the fire began.

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