WINDSOR LOCKS — Officials said a mother and a child under the age of 10 managed to escape a fire early this morning.
According to officials, a fully involved fire was reported just before 4 a.m. at a WWII era home off of Elm Street.
While the mother and child escaped, a pet guinea pig did not.
The fire was knocked down quickly. It spread from the ground floor to the attic and some smoke entered a second unit that was attached to the home.
The fire is currently under investigation.