1 Dead, Dozens Displaced After Fire at Wallingford Apartment Complex

A 57-year-old woman is dead and dozens of people were displaced after a fire at a Wallingford apartment building on Friday afternoon. 

Officials from the Wallingford Fire Department said they were on the scene of the fire at the Silver Pond Apartments located at 656 Center Street around 4:30 p.m. Residents were evacuated by firefighters.

One woman, as Carol Augustine, was transported to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

A firefighter sustained a knee injury and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries, Wallingford fire said. 

Officials said 47 residents were displaced from 21 units. The American Red Cross and the Carabetta Company, which manages the complex, are assiting those residents.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

No other details were immediately available. 

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