Flames From Car Fire Spread to Brush in New Haven

Flames from a car fire spread to nearby trees and brush on Springside Avenue in New Haven on Thursday night, according to the fire department.

Witnesses said a power line is also burning.

New Haven firefighters said they were called to the scene around 8:30 p.m.

It's one of three major fires to break out in the New Haven on Thursday.

The first, a massive brush fire on the West Haven line, caused two transformer explosions and halted train service. Crews have also been called to Fairmont Avenue, where a garage fire spread to a home, according to the fire department.

No additional information was immediately available.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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