Dog killed, firefighter hurt in Calumet Park house fire

CALUMET PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A firefighter was hurt and a family's pet was killed in a large house fire in south suburban Calumet Park.

A woman and her grandson left their house in the 12500-block of South Elizabeth Street Monday night to go to a gas station. When they came back home around 11:45 p.m., they saw flames shooting out of their windows.

The family's dog was inside when the fire started and did not survive. A firefighter was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.
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