Torrington FD: One injured in 2nd alarm fire on Birden Street

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TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — One person was injured in a 2nd alarm fire in Torrington early Monday morning, local fire officials say.

The Torrington Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 88 Birden Street early Monday morning at 01:40 am. Fire crews say a neighbor called in saying they saw smoke coming from a building.

Officials arrived at the scene at 1:44 a.m. to a two-family residential building with smoke coming from the first floor. A second alarm was called for additional aid. Torrington FD says one person was located on the first floor suffering burns and was transported to treatment.

The fire was put out at 1:54 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No other information has been released on the condition of the transported patient. No word on other reported injuries.

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