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(Stamford, Connecticut 3/24/19): A midmorning fire in a third floor bedroom displaced seven Hackett Circle South residents. At 9:37 am a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in the attic was received from an occupant of 20 Hackett Circle South. Upon arrival at 9:42 am firefighters encountered a heavy smoke condition coming from the third floor of a three and a half story wood frame home. Residents reported that all occupants had evacuated the building. Firefighters stretched two hoselines into the building while simultaneously searching the building for any remaining occupants. The building was laddered and ventilated by the truck company. No further occupants were located in the building. The fire was under control by 10:02 am and the building was overhauled and checked for extension. There was heavy fire and smoke damage to the thrid floor with water damage on the first and second floors. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation by the City Fire Marshal's Office. A total of five engine companies, one truck company, the heavy rescue, and the duty deputy chief responded with a total of 35 firefighters. Stamford Police provided traffic control and Stamford EMS stoodby. Seven occupants were displaced by the fire and relocated by the American Red Cross. There were no reported injuries. As of 11:54 am the final fire company had cleared the scene.
Offical SFD Photo – DC. P. Tripodi
Incident Details (if applicable):
Incident Number: 19-02539
Incident Location: 20 Hackett Circle S., Stamford, Connecticut 06906
Incident Date: 2019-03-24 09:37:00.0
Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Tripodi