Around 6:40pm firefighters were called to 59 Johnson Street for a structure fire. Although an abandoned house, firefighter were told that someone ran back in to the second floor but after primary and secondary search turn up nothing. X Assistant Fire Chief Ivan Fossesigurani told us firefighters faced challenges with the fire containing itself in walls and behind the cedar shingles under the siding on the house. The house to the right of the house had some minor damage to shingles from the exposure to the heavy flames, but firefighters contained it to minor damage on the outside. The abandoned house received extensive damage. The arson squad was called in to investigate.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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