Crews Knock Down House Fire in Old Saybrook

Over 40 firefighters responded to put out a house fire in Old Saybrook Sunday.

Old Saybrook fire officials said flames broke out around noon in the basement and inside a first floor wall of a home on Fordham Trail. The home’s electrical system was involved and Eversource had to temporarily cut off power to nearby residents while firefighters got the flames under control.

Neighbors were without power for around 30 minutes.

A total of 43 firefighters from Old Saybrook and Essex responded.

No injuries were reported.

The fire remains under investigation.

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