85-Year-Old Dies After Fire in Haddam

Connecticut state police
NBC Connecticut

A man has died after a fire broke out in Haddam Thursday afternoon, according to Connecticut State Police.

Officials said 85-year-old Donald Thody was located inside a home on Plains Road in Haddam.

State Police and other emergency crews responded to the scene at approximately 3 pm for a structure fire.

During a search of the residence, crews located Thody and began treating him before he was transported to Middlesex Hospital, where he was then pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and there is no apparent criminal aspect at this time, state police said.

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