Sanitation Workers Rescue Woman From Fire in Marlborough

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A woman was rescued from a fire in Marlborough Tuesday morning and has been taken to the hospital.

Two sanitation workers who were driving by the home on Oak Drive rescued the woman.

Tyler Kerby said he and his coworker were working in the area around 7:30 a.m. when they saw smoke coming from the back of the home and his co-worker found the woman.

Kerby said he called 911 and helped his co-worker assist the woman, who was the only person in the house.

Fire officials said the woman was taken to the hospital. Kerby’s co-worker was also taken to a medical center as a precaution.

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire in around 15 minutes.

Officials from the Glastonbury Fire Department said they were called to respond as mutual aid for a fire on Oak Drive. The Hebron Fire Department also responded as mutual aid.

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