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Solar Panel Fire in Newington

By MICHAEL CARENZA JR, Correspondent | April 10, 2021 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 041121108

NEWINGTON, CT - Firefighters responded to 140 East Robbins Avenue on April 10th for smoke coming from the solar panels on the roof of the home. Firefighters extinguished the fire using a dry chemical fire extinguisher because the panels were still energized. No damage to the home was reported.

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