COLCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) – The Colchester Hayward Volunteer Fire Company responded to a deadly house fire late on Monday night.
Officials say the two-alarm fire erupted in a home on the 100 block of Cato Corner Road around 11 p.m. So far, one man in his late sixties whose identity has not been released was confirmed dead due to the flames. Another person in the house was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters said they did not suffer any injuries while battling the blaze, which has been put out.
State police and fire marshals said they are investigating the incident.
News 8 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.