Four-alarm fire in Hartford


By Mindy Kearns - Special to the Register



A house on California Street in Hartford received extensive damage following a wood burning heater accident Wednesday morning. Firefighters from New Haven, Mason, Pomeroy and Middleport departments were on the scene with 25 men and six engines. The residents escaped without injury.

A house on California Street in Hartford received extensive damage following a wood burning heater accident Wednesday morning. Firefighters from New Haven, Mason, Pomeroy and Middleport departments were on the scene with 25 men and six engines. The residents escaped without injury.


HARTFORD — Firemen from four area departments were called to a fire Wednesday morning in Hartford.

The fire was reported at 9:12 a.m. at the home of Gregory Putnam, in the 400-block of California Street, according to Bill James of the New Haven and Community Volunteer Fire Department. Firemen from the Mason, Pomeroy and Middleport departments assisted at the scene.

Firefighters arrived to find the fire began from a reported wood burning heater accident, James said. He added both Putnam and a female resident escaped without injury.

A total of 25 firefighters were on the scene with six fire engines. New Haven fire department representatives were called back to the residence later in the day after a mattress reignited, according to R.C. Faulk of the Mason Volunteer Fire Department.

A house on California Street in Hartford received extensive damage following a wood burning heater accident Wednesday morning. Firefighters from New Haven, Mason, Pomeroy and Middleport departments were on the scene with 25 men and six engines. The residents escaped without injury.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2019/01/web1_1.10-Fire.jpgA house on California Street in Hartford received extensive damage following a wood burning heater accident Wednesday morning. Firefighters from New Haven, Mason, Pomeroy and Middleport departments were on the scene with 25 men and six engines. The residents escaped without injury.

By Mindy Kearns

Special to the Register

Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing, email her at mindykearns1@hotmail.com.

Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing, email her at mindykearns1@hotmail.com.