A dog and cat died after firefighters pulled them from a burning home in Southington on Friday morning.
A dog and a cat were pulled from the home on Todd Road around 9 a.m..
No people were home at the time. Lieutenant Anthony Esteves was returning to the station from another call when he was dispatched to his own home where a fire started in the kitchen.
The pets were brought to a local veterinarian for treatment but later died from injuries suffered in the fire.
Todd Road was closed at Norton Street for the investigation.
There's no word on a cause for the fire.
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