BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were injured in a fire on Hallett Street on Wednesday night.
Scott Appleby, director of the Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security/Emergency Communications, said the Bridgeport ECC received several calls reporting a structure fire in the 600th block of the street just after 9 p.m.
Bridgeport Deputy Fire Chief James Buck told News 8 they called a second alarm on this fire. Upon arrival, he said there was heavy fire on the second and third floors. Buck said the fire was confined to the house of origin and quickly knocked down.
Prior to the fire department’s arrival, Buck said the Bridgeport Police Department was on scene and reported seeing two people on the ground, adding that their injuries were consistent with a fall.
He said they were taken to the hospital and there is no further update on their conditions at this time.
The fire is pending investigation. The fire marshal was on the scene.
The American Red Cross has been notified for any fire victim assistance.
News 8 has a crew on the way to the scene. Stay with News 8 on-air, online and on the app for updates.