Tag Archives: fire


Details emerge in arson case

Police say fire set because of dispute over money PROSPECT — A Naugatuck woman and Enfield man are facing a host of charges in connection with an arson in Prospect after…


Man charged with setting fire in Prospect

PROSPECT — State police charged an Enfield man with arson that damaged two local businesses in Prospect last September. Police last week charged Matthew Garguilo, 28, of Enfield, with arson…


Four displaced in Naugatuck fire

NAUGATUCK — Four residents of Lantern Park Condominiums were displaced from their home after a fire Saturday morning. The fire began in the basement of Building 85, Unit 6 in…


Quick thinking helps contain dumpster fire

BEACON FALLS — The quick actions of two men helped to save a building threatened by a dumpster fire Friday afternoon. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to a dumpster…


Fire tears through condo complex

NAUGATUCK — A fast-moving fire at a condominium complex on Horton Hill Road early Saturday morning displaced 16 residents and left several injured, including firefighters. Naugatuck firefighters arrived at Meadowland…


Woman rescued from house fire

NAUGATUCK — A local woman driving on Route 63 Sunday night noticed a house on fire and jumped into action. Rachelle Pollock saw plumes of black smoke pouring out of…


Beacon Hose knocks down dryer fire

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters quickly doused a dryer fire on Cook Lane Monday afternoon. Members of Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 25 Cook Lane at about 12:10 p.m….


Beacon Hose contains chimney fire

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters contained a chimney fire at a home on Skokorat Road Sunday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Fire Chief Jim Trzaski arrived on the scene first…


Firefighters extinguish small kitchen fire

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department responded to a kitchen fire broke in a single family home Sunday night. The department was called to 55 Stone Fence Road at 8:20…


Small fire fills school gym with smoke

NAUGATUCK — A small fire in the heating and cooling system at City Hill Middle School filled the gymnasium with smoke Monday night. Second Assistant Fire Chief Paul Russell said a…