Truck Fire Spreads to Ellington Home

The house at 18 Private Grounds Road in Ellington was damaged when a truck caught fire and the fire spread to the house Thursday. 

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Pippin said the Chrystal Lakes Fire Department received a call around 3:40 a.m. reporting a fire and crews determined that the truck parked outside the house caught fire and that blaze extended to the house. 

Two people and their puppies were inside the home and got out safely. 

Mutual aid was brought in from Tolland and fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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