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Unattended Candle Causes Hartford Apartment Building Fire

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Hartford Fire Marshal’s Office says an unattended candle caused a 2-alarm accidental fire which left a 3 story 18 unit apartment building on Vine Street uninhabitable Sunday afternoon.  The Hartford […]

07/26/2015

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Task Force Reports To Mayor In Firefighters Death

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A task force that reviewed the Hartford Fire Department in response to the death of a firefighter and disciplinary problems has made several recommendations in a report to Mayor Pedro Segarra. […]

06/19/2015

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Two Rescued From Apartment Building Fire

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Two people were rescued from the third floor of a 34 unit apartment building on Sigourney Street in Hartford by firefighters  Wednesday afternoon.Crews were met with fire on the third floor. A […]

06/10/2015

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Teen Back In Court On Charges In Fatal Fire

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – A 19-year-old Southington man must decide whether to take a plea deal in a manslaughter case stemming from a fatal fire that prosecutors say began when he threw a firework […]

05/18/2015

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Man Saved,Pets Perish In House Blaze

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Fire officials are crediting state troopers with saving a sleeping man from a house fire in New Britain. New Britain fire inspector Eddie Irizarry tells WVIT-TV that two state troopers […]

05/03/2015