5 people were displaced by a condo fire in Bethel on Wednesday night. Bethel and Stony Hill firefighters were dispatched to the Plumtrees Heights complex shortly before 9:30pm and found flames coming from the garage of a middle unit, extending into the unit. The situation was brought under control in approximately 30 minutes, however crews remained on scene for an extended period of time to overhaul hot spots. The fire was held to the garage, which was being used as a bedroom. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians and the cause is under investigation by the Bethel Fire Marshals office. Brookfield Volunteer Fire Company and Candlewood Company provided station coverage while firefighters were on the scene.
(Photo: Stony Hill Vol. Fire Dept.)