Home on Capitol Avenue in Bridgeport destroyed in fire

Firefighters say it took about an hour to get the flames under control.

Firefighters say it took about an hour to get the flames under control. (12/12/13)

BRIDGEPORT - Eight people are looking for a place to live after a home in Bridgeport went up in flames.

The fire started on Capitol Avenue yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters say it took about an hour to get the flames under control.

The Red Cross says it is working with the families who live there.

Fire officials say their arson team is investigating, but it is too early to say what caused the blaze.

For more on the fire, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.

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