Firefighters respond to overnight 3-story residential fire on Church Hill Road


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– Fire officials responded to an overnight residential fire on Church Hill Road Saturday morning.

The fire broke out at approximately 12:40 a.m. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in a three-story wood-frame residence on Church Hill Road.

Fire officials tell News 8 a neighbor saw the flames coming from the home and called 911. Officials report the first unit arrived on the scene within five minutes.

Upon arrival, units found heavy fire on all three floors in the rear porches. Searches were conducted and all residents were accounted for.

The fire extended quickly to the attack of the home. Authorities report there is extensive damage to the second and third floors.

There are no reported injuries but unfortunately, one cat has died. The American Red Cross is assisting residents who are displaced.

Bridgeport Fire Department assisted Fairfield firefighters on scene. Westport Fire assisted with station coverage.

The fire is under investigation by the Fairfield Fire Department.

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