One Dead in New Haven (CT) Fire

Firefighter on aerial ladder at New Haven fire

Firefighters rescued two people from a fire Thursday in New Haven, Connecticut, but one of the victims later died from her injuries.

The fire occurred at 45 Mead Street shortly before 3 p.m., according to

First units on scene reported heavy fire, New Haven Fire Chief John Alston told The Hour. The fire ultimately went to two alarms, and two women were rescued.

One of the firefighters involved in the rescue suffered first- and second-degree burns, the Hour reported, and several other firefighters sustained minor injuries.


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