Families Displaced Due to Early Morning Fire in Moosup – Full Press Release on Wolverine-radio.com

This article was published on: 06/22/16 6:55 PM by Mike Minarsky

moosup fire 2On June 22, 2016 at approximately 2:38 a.m., the Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a residential fire spreading from the area of 57-59 South Main Street, Moosup, Connecticut. Upon arrival Plainfield Police began assisting with the evacuation of residents from 47 South Main Street through 73 South Main Street. Fire crews from Moosup, Plainfield, Central Village, Atwood Hose, Oneco, South Killingly, Danielson, East Brooklyn, Sterling, Mortlake, and Canterbury all responded to the scene. The South Main Street area consists of several multi-family homes within close proximity to one another. With the rapid response of first responders everyone was able to be safely evacuated with no reported injuries and the fire contained to four buildings. One of the buildings, 59-61 South Main Street, was completely burned to the ground while 61-63 South Main Street sustained heavy damage.

The American Red Cross assisted 7 families consisting of 14 adults and 12 children that were displaced as a result of the fire.

The Plainfield Police Department and the Plainfield Fire Marshal with the assistance of the State Fire Marshal’s Office are conducting an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Plainfield Police Department at (860) 564-0804 or the Plainfield Police Department anonymous tip-line at (860) 564-7065.

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