Westport Fire Department UPDATE:
At approximately 4:32 PM, Westport units were dispatched to a report of a chimney fire at 32 Westway Road. The occupant reported that they observed flames on the exterior chimney of a wood burning stove. First arriving units reported a working fire on the rear outside wall of the house. After confirming that all occupants were out of the house, a hose line was stretched into the house. On scene, firefighters opened up walls on two floors of the house and found active fire burning on the first floor and extending up the walls into the second floor. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and checked for further fire spread. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Westport Fire Marshal’s Office. Mutual Aid was provided by Fairfield Fire Department for a rapid intervention team and Norwalk Fire Department for station coverage.

2022-01-31@4:44pm–#Westport CT–#ctfire– Firefighters on scene on Westway Road where a chimney fire extension extended into the home.

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