HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Approximately 25 families have been displaced by a fire in a carport beneath a 4 story apartment building at 755 Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford.The blaze was reported shortly before 6:30 Sunday morning.
When firefighters arrived they found 4 vehicles in flames.The fire was contained underneath the building, but, the heat compromised the building’s electricity and water, displacing residents. They are being assisted by the Red Cross , Special Services of the Hartford Fire Department and the city’s Health and Human Services Department.
Firefighters helped 12 people out of the building.Others made it out safely on their own.No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.