A Danbury resident was sent to the hospital for evaluation after a house fire early yesterday morning. Firefighters responded to Aunt Hack Road and found a working fire. Crews faced high heat and fire conditions on the second floor but managed to quickly knocked down the flames.
All the occupants were outside prior to firefighters arrival, but they did rescued two cats that were still in the home.
The Danbury Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause. The occupant has since been released from the hospital. No other injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross is helping the two adults to meet immediate needs. The Red Cross also provided a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and more. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might need when suddenly displaced from their home by a fire.