New London

2 People Transported to Hospital After New London House Fire

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Two people been transported to the hospital after a fire at a home in New London on Monday morning.

Firefighters were called to a home on Blackhall Street around 5:45 a.m. after getting a report of a structure fire.

When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire conditions coming from the first floor, several windows and the front porch.

Fire officials said a resident that had escaped from the home told them there was someone trapped on the second floor.

Crews immediately began searching the second floor and said they found heavy hoarding conditions, which made it difficult to find anyone.

Officials said shortly after, a man was found on the second floor and was removed from the home by fire crews.

Four other people were able to escape from the home before firefighters arrived, authorities added.

Two people been transported to the hospital, officers said. Investigators have not released details about their conditions.

According to police, five people live in the home.

The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation.

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