West Hartford hearth marshal investigating reason behind Excessive Farms Street blaze – Hartford Courant

A West Hartford hearth marshal is investigating the reason for a fireplace that erupted in a room at a house on Excessive Farms Street Friday.

West Hartford Fireplace Division crews responded to the house at about 10:20 a.m. Friday after receiving reviews of smoke coming from the roof of the constructing at 60 Excessive Farms Street, officers mentioned.

Arriving crews reported smoke exhibiting from the ridge and gable finish vents; officers spoke with neighbors who reported that the homeowners of the home weren’t residence however right here could also be a canine within the residence, officers mentioned.

A working hearth was transmitted by the shift commander and preliminary crews “had been assigned to fireplace assault and search,” officers mentioned in an announcement

“A line was stretched to the second flooring the place the fireplace was situated in a bed room and shortly extinguished,” the assertion mentioned. “The constructing was searched to make sure it was vacant.”

The canine that was reported within the residence was out of the constructing upon the fireplace division’s arrival, the assertion mentioned.

An animal management officer was notified and responded and as soon as the fireplace was beneath management, overhaul and air flow of the fireplace room and constructing started, the assertion mentioned. Officers mentioned there was no hearth past the unique room however the remainder of the home had smoke harm.

Officers mentioned the city’s Fireplace Marshal Workplace responded to the scene and started an investigation when the overhaul and air flow was full. The Purple Cross was notified and responded to the scene to help the owners. The scene was turned over to the Fireplace Marshal’s Workplace, hearth officers mentioned.