house fire

John Silva
October 01, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(Milford, Conn./WTIC) - In Milford, a home was severely damaged during a noontime fire today. Officials say firefighters were dispatched to the scene on Raycroft Road after being alerted by a neighbor who reported seeing the fire from their residence. Units arrived to find a large amout of smoke...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 4:03 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A small plot of land in Connecticut that was once the site of a home where five people died during a Christmas Day fire in 2011 has been sold. The Stamford Advocate reports that the .34-acre plot in the city where Madonna Badger's 116-year-old Victorian burned on Dec. 25,...
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AP
May 19, 2019 - 8:46 pm
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a patrol officer helped residents escape from a burning house. Shelton police say Officer Michael Kichar was on his way to work Sunday morning when he saw smoke coming from the house. Kichar called 911 and then woke up the residents and helped them...
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John Silva
May 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(New Milford, Conn./WTIC) - Fire officials continue to investigate an early morning blaze in a multi-family home in New Milford. Police say three smoke detectors were found amid the rubble of the home on Housatonic Avenue. Call came in just after 2:00 this morning. When crews arrived, the house was...
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Mike Lyle
September 15, 2018 - 9:51 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - West Haven Firefighters rescued a man from the basement of a home during a fire Saturday afternoon. Officials responded to the blaze after 3 p.m. on Richards Street. The man, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries...
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AP
August 20, 2018 - 5:39 am
COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) _ Fire officials in Connecticut are investigating a blaze that destroyed a home. Crews responded to a Colchester home Sunday morning, containing the fire in about an hour-and-a-half. Officials say a venting propane tank worsened conditions. A chimney was left standing after...
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Mike Lyle
May 20, 2018 - 11:12 pm
SOUTHINGTON, Conn (WTIC Radio) — Officials are investigating after a Saturday night fire at a Southington residence left one person and a pet dead. Crews says the fire broke out around 10 p.m. at 640 Prospect St. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at a local hospital...
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AP
April 29, 2018 - 8:08 pm
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three people have been taken to the hospital following a fire in Stratford. The Connecticut Post reports almost two dozen firefighters responded to the home Sunday morning and rescued three people suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. Firefighters found an unconscious...
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