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Illegal Fireworks Cause Fire in Fairfield Condo Complex: FD

An investigation is underway after officials said fireworks caused a fire at a condominium complex in Fairfield last night.

Firefighters were called to the five-unit condo complex on Park Avenue around 11 p.m. after getting a report of a fire.

According to fire officials, a sleeping resident was awakened by the fire and quickly alerted her family before calling 911.

When crews arrived, they were quickly able to knock down the fire. Units overhauled the area of hte fire to make sure it had been contained.

Investigators said they determined that the cause of the fire was from illegal fireworks being shot off in the area.

The scene was turned over to the Fairfield Police Department to conduct a police investigation.

Firefighters remind residents about the danger of using illegal fireworks and said they will continue to strictly enforce state laws for anyone found in violation.

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