Third Fire at Same House in One Year


A Montville house caught fire for the third time this year, according to fire officials.

Firefighters responded to a vacant home at 24 Old Colchester Road Extension at around 6:00 p.m., Wednesday.

The fire started at the back of the house and appears to be suspicious, said a fire official at the scene.

Three firefighters were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries, including smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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