#Monroe CT–A house on Harmony Lane in the Stepney section of town sustained heavy damage after a fire broke out around 2:15am on Tuesday. When Stepney firefighters arrived at the 2,700 sq ft colonial at 58 Harmony Lane, the attached garage was fully engulfed in fire. Vounteer firefighters from Stepney, Monroe, Stevenson, and Long Hill first fought the blaze from the outside, then advanced into the house and stopped the fire before the home was destroyed. The house sustained heavy damage from the fire and smoke.

A total of 5 engines, a ladder, and a rescue truck responded. Volunteer firefighters from Botsford and White Hills covered the town while firefighters operated for over three hours at the house fire.

No one was home when firefighters arrived and no firefighters were injured. A neighbor had spotted the fire and called 911.

Firefighters were called to the same residence earlier in the evening around 10:50pm for a small fire in a different area of the house. The Monroe fire marshal’s office, CT state fire marshal, and Monroe police are investigating the cause of the fires.
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By Stephen Krauchick

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