One injured in overnight West Haven apartment fire, chief says

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WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — One person is hurt after a fire broke out in West Haven Thursday. Fire crews said it happened at an apartment on Campbell Avenue, between Park Street and Noble Street.

Thursday morning, the second alarm blaze was contained in the kitchen area of an apartment and was quickly put under control. by 2:40 a.m.

A tenant was rescued from the building and was brought to the hospital for treatment; he is expected to be OK.

West Haven Fire Chief James O’Brian believes most of the tenants will be allowed back in the building.

“Once they got in there, they got the victim out of there. The crew went in to put out the fire, the rest of the search and rescue for the other apartments. Everybody is accounted for.”

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