HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Fire crews successfully battled two unrelated fires that displaced 14 people in Hartford Saturday evening, according to the Hartford Fire Department.
HPD told News 8 that the first fire was called in at 5:18 p.m. and was located at 80 Charter Oak Ave., a multi-unit high-rise senior complex in the Sheldon Charter Oak neighborhood. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy smoke and fire on the fourth floor but were able to contain the fire successfully.
Six adults were left displaced due to the fire. They are they are currently being assisted by the Red Cross.
The second fire in Hartford Saturday was a structure fire at a multi-family residence at 4 George St. The call came in just before 6 p.m. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered heavy flames on the second and third floors.
While no injuries have been reported at 4 George St., the Red Cross is assisting three families, including seven adults and one child, who were displaced.