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4 Alarm fire destroys mill building.

By CHRISTOPHER SARGIS, Correspondent | June 13, 2020 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 061520100

Shortly after 19:00 Calls started pouring into 911 centers across the lower Naugatuck Valley reporting a large column of smoke. Derby units leaving quarters called the working fire and advised that the fire was in Shelton on Canal St. The facility was once home to the Star Pin Company, originating in 1875 and operating for over 100 years manufacturing various types of pins and hairpins. Fire destroyed the 1.4 acre property. Fire Companiess from Shelton, Derby, and Ansonia operated throughout the night extinguishing the fire.

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