Two Suffolk County Police officers were injured Friday March 30 after entering a burning home in East Northport to rescue a dog.
Officers Joseph Barra and Stephen Caratozzolo responded to the fire at about 1:45 p.m. Circling the home, the officers spotted the dog in a rear window. They entered the burning home through a rear door and rescued the dog.
Both officers suffered smoke inhalation and were treated at Stony Brook University Hospital.
The dog, a 5 year-old Pomeranian mix named Gucci, is expected to survive.
Arson detectives are investigating.