Report by Paula Antolini, July 30, 2019, 10:48PM EDT
This morning just after 10am, Bethel and Stony Hill Firefighters were alerted to a house fire with possible entrapment Bethel and Stony Hill Firefighters Road. Prior to fire department arrival, a single occupant jumped from a second story bedroom window with the assistance of a neighbor.
Crews found an active fire in a first floor kitchen which was subsequently knocked down with a single hand line. The first floor suffered extensive smoke and fire damage. The second floor sustained smoke and heat damage. The single occupant was transported to Danbury Hospital for injuries consistent with smoke inhalation. Redding Fire & EMS Company #1, West Redding Volunteer Fire Department and Phoenix Hose Company Inc. Engine 8 Danbury, CT responded to the scene to assist while a crew from Brookfield Volunteer Fire Company covered our station.
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