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One Person Killed in Glastonbury Apartment Fire
Morgan Cunningham
November 23, 2019 - 4:40 am
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ An apartment fire kills one person in Glastonbury. Firefighters went to a burning Griswold Gardens Apartment on Salem Court around 8:30 p.m. Friday night. One person was trapped inside. The vicitim has since died. No identity has been released. It is not clear how...
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AP
November 17, 2019 - 6:19 pm
NORWICH CONN- THE RED CROSS IS ASSISTING 6 PEOPLE AND SEVERAL PETS WHO WERE DISPLACED WHEN A FIRE BROKE OUT IN THE YANTIC SECTION OF NORWICH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.YANTIC DEPUTY CHIEF BJ HERZ TELLS WTIC NEWS THE FIRE DAMAGED A 3 UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING. HE SAYS NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. HOWEVER A CAT...
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Matt Dwyer
November 06, 2019 - 5:11 pm
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters say about a half-dozen pets including dogs, cats and a rabbit have died in a Connecticut house fire. Officials in East Haven say the fire was reported shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and was brought under control in about 15 minutes. No people were hurt in...
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Morgan Cunningham
October 24, 2019 - 12:37 am
NORWICH, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ One man is dead after a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Norwich. The house fire broke out around 3 p.m. Wednesday on Bentley Avenue. Family members identified the victim as 46-year-old Michael Smith Jr. Several others are displaced. The fire remains under...
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Matt Dwyer
October 21, 2019 - 5:19 am
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — An off-duty firefighter is being credited with rescuing a Connecticut family from their burning home. Torrington fire Chief Peter Towey says off-duty firefighter Brian Parks arrived at the scene of the fire at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday before the rest of the department and...
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Beacon House Company #1 / Fire Department
Morgan Cunningham
August 29, 2019 - 3:44 am
BEACON FALLS, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ An old meat packing plant on Rimmon Hill Road in Beacon Falls went up in flames during early morning hours Thursday. Beacon Falls fire officials say more than 30 firefighters from neighboring towns, including Bethany and Seymour, responded to the blaze. A neighbor...
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Morgan Cunningham
August 27, 2019 - 5:14 am
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Mutual aid was needed to put out a second alarm apartment fire at the Westwood Apartments on Kane Street in West Hartford around 2:47 a.m. Tuesday. West Hartford Fire Chief Greg Priest reports there was fire coming from the third floor of the building. Hartford...
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Norwalk Fire Department
Morgan Cunningham
August 20, 2019 - 2:44 am
NORWALK, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ A Norwalk firefighter was injured at a house that was believed to be hit by lightning Monday afternoon around 4:50 p.m. The fireman was injured when sections of the ceiling at the Richlee Road home fell on top of him. He was temporarily knocked unconcious. He was...
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