Arsonist responsible for overnight 2nd alarm fire at Clinton residential treatment facility, police say


CLINTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Clinton firefighters responded to a second alarm fire at a residential treatment facility on High Street overnight Tuesday, which police have determined to be intentionally set.

Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls reporting the fire, and fire crews were called to the scene at around 12:40 a.m. The Killingworth, Madison, Guilford, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook fire departments all assisted.

When fire crews arrived, the two-story building was fully engulfed in flames, according to fire officials. The fire was quickly put under control.

There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries.

Police investigated and determed the fire was intentionally set.

Police arrested 27-year-old Brandon Wyzykowski, who is a resident at the facility, and charged him with arson, reckless endangerment, and criminal mischief.

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