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Danbury condo fire leaves one person in critical condition

A reported garage fire in the Sterling Woods Townhouse complex off of Nabby Road sent one person to the hospital in critical condition.  Danbury firefighters responded to the unit shortly after 8am and could see a large column of smoke as the approached.  A large amount of flames were coming from the garage of a 2 ½ story wood frame condo end unit.  The call was upgraded to a 3rd alarm, bringing in a larger response.

The fire was brought under control shortly after 9am.

(Photo: DFD)

One occupant was home at the beginning of the fire and self-evacuated. Danbury Hospital EMS was on scene and transported the occupant to Danbury Hospital Center ER in critical condition.

The Red Cross was contacted to assist the occupants. The fire was contained to the single end unit only displacing one family. The Danbury Fire Marshal’s Office was requested to the scene and is in the process of investigating the cause of the fire which is deemed as undetermined at this time.

No other injuries were reported and adjacent unit occupants were permitted to re-occupy at the end of the incident.