2020-12-21@11:30pm–#Stratford CT– #ctfire–
At approx. 11:18 PM, The Stratford Fire Dept. was dispatched to 161 Cheshire St. for a reported structure fire. Under the command of Assistant Chief Alesevich, Engine 1, 2, 3, 4, Tac5 and Truck 1 responded with a total of 22 firefighters and 2 Safety Officers. On arrival, Engine 2 observed heavy fire coming from two of the second floor bedroom windows of the large colonial style home. The fire extended up and into the attic. The interior suffered heavy fire and smoke damage throughout. The fire was under control in 30 minutes. Bridgeport and Milford Fire Depts. provided station coverage during the incident. A family of seven was home at the time of the fire and safely evacuated. No firefighters were injured. The American Red Cross is assisting the family; the structure is not habitable at this time. The origin and cause of this fire is under investigation by the Stratford Fire Marshal’s office.
Firefighters on Cheshire Street for a structure fire. Firefighters reporting heavy fire and going to two alarms.
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