January 22, 2008
The Republican-American reported that 15 residents and one firefighter were sent to the hospital with Waterbury fire and burn injuries Tuesday morning.
A two-alarm fire broke out in a six-family house in Waterbury, which is still under investigation by the Fire Marshal's Offices. The building was demolished in the blaze, and several victims were still being treated for Connecticut burn injuries by mid-afternoon.
Waterbury, Connecticut fire and burn injuries
WATERBURY - The cause of the two-alarm fire early Tuesday morning that destroyed a six-family house at 99 Pearl St.and sent all 15 occupants and one firefighter to area hospitals is still under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s Office. By mid-afternoon Tuesday, four people including two women in their 50s, and two boys, approximate ages 12 and 17, were still being treated for injuries that included burns at Saint Mary’s Hospital. The building was demolished. Power lost to 100 homes will be restored later today.