STRATFORD, Conn. — Fire damaged a home in Stratford Sunday morning.
Emergency crews were called to 61 Henry Ave. around 10 am for a fire front bedroom on the third floor. A resident said the fire started when a blanket caught on fire from a burning candle.
A 21-year-old female and the 2-month-old baby were transported to hospital for smoke inhalation and evaluation. The Red Cross said they were assisting 8 people from three families who were displaced by the fire.
Brian Lampart, Stratford Fire Chief said 22 firefighters responded. Investigators will be looking into the cause of the fire.
A GoFundMe account has been established for the family GoFundMe: Family Displaced After House Fire