Shelton officer rescues residents in Sunday house fire

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A Shelton police officer is being credited for helping residents escape a house fire that occurred on Sunday.

Officials say an officer was on his way to work Sunday morning when he saw smoke coming from a house on Meadow Street.

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The officer called 9-1-1 and woke up the people inside. Thankfully no one was hurt, but crews say the fire damaged the home.

The fire marshal is now investigating what caused the fire.

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