Red Cross providing support to 75 people displaced during Stratford fire

Stratford fire says crews responded to the three-story building on Saturday morning.

News 12 Staff

May 13, 2024, 11:04 AM

Updated 15 days ago

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Red Cross providing support to 75 people displaced during Stratford fire
The American Red Cross Red Cross is providing support to 75 people displaced during Saturday's Stratford fire.
Stratford Mayor Laura Hoydick said the people who were rescued from the fire were taken to the Baldwin Center and given vouchers by the Red Cross to stay in hotels until they can return.
Officials say one person was injured and taken to Bridgeport Hospital.
Stratford fire says crews responded to the three-story building on Saturday morning.
According to officials, crews were directed by residents to the rear of the building, where they found flames coming from the first floor.
Stratford fire says firefighters entered the building to extinguish the flames and search for residents.
Officials say the fire extended into at least two additional units and heavy smoke caused significant damage throughout the building, making all of the units uninhabitable.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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