NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Three families are without a home and one firefighter was injured after a fire Saturday afternoon in New Haven, according to the Office of Emergency Management. 

Fire crews responded to calls of a fire in the attic of 272-274 Lombard St. It took less than an hour to get the fire under control.

A total of 17 people (six children and 11 adults) are now without a home. One firefighter received minor injuries. Two pets died.

Firefighters were able to rescue and resuscitate two other pets. 

The three families are currently being assisted by the Red Cross.