Norwalk fire investigates house blaze after man hospitalized

Norwalk Fire Department

NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — The Norwalk Fire Department is investigating a house fire at 15 Richlee Road.

It happened late Monday night. Officials say there were eight people in the house at the time and they all got out.

richlee may 8 2017 Norwalk fire investigates house blaze after man hospitalized
Norwalk Fire Department

One of them, a man in his sixties, was taken to Norwalk Hospital for smoke inhalation. Fire officials say he went back to search for his dog. The dog did get out okay.

Fire officials say the fire was contained to the garage.