Thea Digiammerino

2 Injured in Fairfield House Fire on Christmas Morning

A person jumped from a second-story window to escape a fire at a home in Fairfield early Christmas morning.

Fire officials said crews were called to 459 Morehouse Lane around 3:30 a.m. All seven people inside escaped the building before fire crews arrived, but one person suffered minor injuries jumping from a second-floor window and was taken to the hospital for treatment. A second person was also transported for treatment.

The home was destroyed by the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Red Cross and the Milford Fire Department canteen responded to assist the family and responders during the cold temperatures.

Fire officials remind residents to test smoke alarms and be aware of open flames from candles and fires during this holiday season.

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