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Several Families Displaced After Fire in New Britain

By MICHAEL CARENZA JR, Correspondent | March 08, 2021 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 030921109

New Britain, CT - A fire at 16 Whitman Street on March 8th displaced several families. The first company on scene reported smoke showing from the attic and roof of a multi-family structure. A second-alarm was called, along with an extra engine company. Firefighters chased fire through the walls for a time, bringing the blaze under control in about 40 minutes. The cause is under investigation.

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