Fire damages house on Westland Street in Hartford

Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — An early Sunday morning fire in Hartford has damaged a house on Westland Street in the city’s Northeast neighborhood.

According to a fire department spokesperson Firefighters were called to a three family home at 55-57 Westland Street at 1:47 a.m. on the report of a working fire. Upon arrival heavy fire was coming from the home and a second alarm was called in. The fire has since been extinguished.

One firefighter received a minor injury and did not need medical care. No one else was injured.

Since the home is now uninhabitable the fire department’s Special Services Unit is working with the Red Cross to assist 3 families consisting of 15 people, 10 adults and 5 children, who are now displaced.

The Fire Marshall’s office is investigating the cause.

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