NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Saturday afternoon house fire in North Haven has temporarily left a family without a home.
North Haven Fire Chief Paul Januszewski reports that at approximately 3:23 PM, crews responded to a report of a structure fire at a residence on Rimmon Road. When they arrived, they found smoke showing from the rear of the home.
Firefighters had the fire under control by 4 PM. The family was rescued safely, as was their pet dog. The home is currently uninhabitable and the family is working with the Red Cross to find temporary housing.
The North Haven Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire. North Haven Engines 1, 2, and 7, as well as Truck 1 and Rescue 1 responded to the scene. Assistance was also provided by the Hamden Fire Department.