MANCHESTER, Conn. — Firefighters battled at a house fire on Birch Street Thursday evening.
A neighbor tells FOX61 the fire started around 4:45 PM. The neighbor said they saw flames from their bedroom.
Firefighters say there were five people inside the home at the time but were able to escape. A total of four families or eight people were displaced as a result of the fire.
The damage to the house has caused it to be temporarily uninhabitable. The origin of the fire remains under investigation.