UPDATE: Bellmore Fire Chief Steven Marsar confirmed that two dogs were killed in the fire on Shore Road Monday.
Bellmore firefighters extinguished a blaze that started in a two-story house on Shore Road on Monday.
A firefighter sustained a minor injury and was treated at the scene.
According to Chief Steven Marsar, the fire started on the first floor of the home around 9:40 a.m. and extended to the second floor.
The owners of the home were not in the dwelling at the time of the blaze.
The house sustained extensive damage and was deemed uninhabitable, Marsar said.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Fire departments from North Bellmore, Wantagh, Seaford and Merrick were on the scene.