Stratford Fire UPDATE: At approx. 11:08 AM, The Stratford Fire Dept. was dispatched to 65 Guzzi Drive,
for a reported structure fire. On arrival, Engine 2 reported a fully involved
structure fire. Under the command of Assistant Chief Brennan, Engines 1, 2, 3, 4,
Tac5 and Truck 1 responded with a total of 22 firefighters and 1 Safety Officer. The
fire was located inside the living room of the 1,000-square-foot ranch-style single-family home. The fire was under control in approx. 20 minutes. The Milford and
Bridgeport Fire Departments provided station coverage during the incident. There
were no injuries reported.

Two adults and an infant were home at the time of the fire and escaped unharmed.
There were no working smoke alarms inside the dwelling at the time of the fire.
The American Red Cross is assisting the 12 occupants as the residence is not
habitable at this time.

The Stratford Fire Dept. canvassed the neighborhood after the fire and checked
residents’ smoke alarms. Smoke alarms were installed in two residences.
Stratford residents are reminded to call the Fire Marshal’s office at 203-385-4073
for a free smoke alarm survey.
The origin and cause of this fire is under investigation by the Stratford Fire
Marshal’s office.

2022-08-17 #Stratford CT– Firefighters battled a fire on Guzzi Drive. According to radio reports, one person was treated for smoke inhalation and ten people have been displaced by the fire.
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