1 dead after house fire in New Britain

  • Source: WVIT-TV NBC 30 New Britain
  • Published: 02/24/2024 11:04 AM

One person was rescued and another person has died after a house fire in New Britain on Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to reports of a fire at a home in the 300 block of Chapman Street around 6:30 a.m. When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire coming from a bedroom on the second floor. Firefighters rescued one woman. She suffered minor injuries and is being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation. She is expected to recover. Another person was found dead in the bedroom where the fire was, according to fire officials. The person's identity has not been released. Investigators are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.


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