NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Haven Fire Department (NHFD) has started investigating at the intersection of Hillside Pl and Mansfield Street after a building fire broke out Sunday evening.
Fire crew members tell News 8 that the fire was in the basement, though there were also ladders extending to the top floor of the four-story building.
NHFD said there was heavy smoke from the Winchester Building. Tim Kiely, Deputy Chief with NHFD said the fire was contained to a small area in the 1st floor of the old Winchester Repeating Arms factory. The fire went to a 2nd alarm bringing approximately 45 firefighters to the scene.
The fire is now out. There were no injuries.