Crews Battle House Fire In Winsted

WINSTED — A home on Prospect Street was heavily damaged by fire early Monday.

Crews responded to 115 Prospect St. on the report of a fire around 3:30 a.m., fire officials said. A resident and a dog were able to escape from the home and no injuries were reported.

Winsted Deputy Fire Chief Curt Mongeau said heavy fire was showing inside the building when firefighters arrived. While they worked firefighters battled frigid temperatures and gusting winds. Mongeau said one fire hydrant was available but a second hydrant had to be dug out from the snow.

The home suffered severe damage and its roof collapsed. Several area towns responded to assist in battling the fire. The cause remains under investigation, Mongeau said.

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Crews battle a house fire on Prospect Street in Winsted Monday morning. (EARL GLAZIER III, FOX CT)

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2 comments

  • hows mine taste

    hope they check it to this hoarder the place is and was a fire and safety hazard . check into this one good all the problems that was going on with financial and head problems something is wrong check his social networking accounts many posts should be looked into.

  • hows mine taste

    candle , wine , lube him and his dog that doesn't seem right ???? a candle a dog all alone 3:30 am ????
    yea ok . how could the roof collapse the hoarder house was full of s%%t from floor to ceiling .the investigators and insurance company are getting the lube and he getting all the candles , wine ,and ,lotion . im sorry not lube its lotion ???? LOOK INTO THIS ONE

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