Fire damages third-floor apartment, displaces residents in Meriden

Fire damages third-floor apartment, displaces residents in Meriden



 

MERIDEN — A porch fire displaced an unknown number of people and caused extensive damage to the outside of a three-family house Saturday night.

Firefighters were dispatched around 11:45 p.m. to 15 Cambridge St. for a fire on a back porch on the third floor.

Fire Chief Kenneth Morgan said Sunday that no injuries were reported. The fire spread into the building, damaging a third floor apartment, he said.

The first and second floor apartments were not damaged. Residents on the third floor received emergency lodging assistance from the Red Cross.

A total of 12 people live in the building, Morgan said. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

–  Lauren Takores

 


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