Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Westport Firefighters Battle Basement Fire
Firefighters at the scene of today’s fire at 16 Catamount Road. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo
UPDATE Westport firefighters today doused a basement fire at 16 Catamount Road off Easton Road.
The fire was reported at about 6:30 a.m. and was under control about an hour later.
There were no injuries. The occupants of the house managed to escape along with the family dog.
According to Assistant Chief Michael Kronick, the fire was confined to a basement utility room and there was smoke damage throughout the house.
He said the exact cause was under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s Office but at this time it appears accidental in nature.
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