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2 residents seriously injured in Plainville fire

2 Police Officers, 1 civilian also injured
Credit: FOX61

PLAINVILLE, Conn. — A fire broke out at a residence on Washington Street Tuesday evening. 

The Plainville Fire Chief said two Police Officers, a civilian, and the two residents of the home were injured as a result. The fire began around 5:16 PM. The husband and wife who were occupants in apartment - both in their 80's - and both hospitalized; the husband is in critical condition at the The Fire Chief says it is believed to have started in the kitchen according to Plainville Fire Marshal, Ronald Dievert.

The police officers have been released from the hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal. Everyone who was injured was taken to Hartford Hospital due to smoke inhalation.