3 Adults, 2 Children Taken to Hospital After Hartford Apartment Fire

Five people are injured after a fire ripped through an apartment building in Hartford early Monday morning.

Firefighters were called to the three-story apartment building on Roosevelt Street shortly after midnight.

When crews arrived, they found the rear porch on fire with an extension to the attic and back of the apartments, firefighters said.

The fire was knocked down and is under control.

Fire officials said three adults and two children were transported to the hospital for evaluations. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

The Special Services Unit is working with the Red Cross to relocate five families including 13 adults and four children.

There were no reports of injuries to any firefighters.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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