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Apartment Complex Fire Under Investigation

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File photo of flames. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Getty Images)

File photo of flames. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Getty Images)

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) _ An early morning fire at an apartment building in Wallingford has displaced nearly 80 elderly residents.
Firefighters say the blaze at the Silver Pond Apartments on Center Street began shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday and forced the evacuation of the entire building.

Officials say the person who lived in the apartment where the fire started was brought to a hospital. The resident’s name and condition haven’t been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Many residents of the building were taken to Wallingford’s senior center.

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