MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A mutiple-building fire in Meriden displaced 37 people on June 18.

What began as a one-building fire quickly spread to multiple buildings causing damage to several home units.

The fire displaced eight families including 15 adults and 22 children, according to fire officials.

There were multiple spot fires that crews had to attend to, but officials were able to get the flames under control.

Crews from several surrounding towns responded to assist with the fire.

One of the units sustained extensive fire damage to the exterior and moderate damage to the interior. Another unit sustained significant fire damage and seven units remain without power. The power boxes and distribution system will have to be replaced before power can be restored, according to fire officials.

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