Investigation Underway Into Cause of Fire in East Hartford

Firefighters responding to a fire at a business in East Hartford early Tuesday morning found a broken window and crews are investigating what caused the blaze. 

Someone who was passing by Ellis Appliance at 1549 Main St. saw fire and contacted the fire department around 12:50 a.m., according to police. 

Crews arriving at the scene found a broken window and fire inside the business. 

Police said it appears the fire was set inside the building, possibly by something thrown through the window, but the cause is under investigation. 

The fire did minor damage and firefighters extinguished it quickly.

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