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Fire Breaks Out In Norwalk Apartment Building; Tenants Evacuated

Norwalk firefighters make quick work of a fire at Carlton Court on Wednesday morning.
Norwalk firefighters make quick work of a fire at Carlton Court on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department / Instagram

NORWALK, Conn. — Six apartments were damaged but no injuries were reported in a fire Wednesday morning at Carlton Court in Norwalk, according to media reports and social media posts from first responders.

Tenants in the complex on Monterey Place evacuated as the fire broke out at about 7:30 a.m., according to the Connecticut Post.

The temperature was about 10 degrees, and buses were sent in to keep the residents of the Norwalk Housing Authority building warm, according to dispatch reports.

Assistant Fire Chief Steve Shay told the Post that the fire that started on the first floor.

Three of the six apartments were declared unfit for occupancy, according to the Connecticut Post.

South Main Street, Woodward Avenue, and Grove Street were closed in the area while firefighters worked, police said.

Click here for the story at the Connecticut Post.

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