BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Bridgeport emergency crews responded to a residential fire on Friday morning.

The Bridgeport Fire Department said they received a 911 call just after 4 a.m. reporting a fire in the back of a home on Brooks Street. Crews responded to the call and said that upon arrival, they discovered a garage fire, which was quickly extinguished.

The Fire Marshal arrived on the scene and requested assistance from the Bridgeport Animal Control Unit. According to Bridgeport fire officials, there was suspicion that the location was a possible puppy mill.

After some investigation, Animal Control stated that the residence was not a puppy mill, but the structure did house the family pets.

Officials have not confirmed what caused the blaze and said that the incident is still being investigated. There is also no information on whether or not injuries were at the scene.

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