MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Several people were hospitalized following a fire on Colony Street in Meriden Thursday morning.

The Meriden Police Department responded to Colony Street around 1 a.m. for multiple complaints of people fighting in the area. At the scene, police found several people outside a multi-unit building who said a fire was on the second floor.

Police said officers entered the building and found a woman with an apparent head wound, possibly caused by a blunt impact instrument, and a burned arm.

Fire officials said the blaze broke out just after 1 a.m. with heavy smoke on the second floor and flames on the top floor.

Officials said several people in the home were taken to local hospitals, including the woman injured. No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Detective Hadir at (203) 630-6250 or

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