Charger causes small fire


NAUGATUCK — Firefighters responded to a small fire at 38 Cherry St. at 1 a.m. Saturday.

Fire Chief Ken Hanks said a battery charger for a power tool overheated and started a small fire in the garage under the three apartments at the address. The damage was limited to a cabinet, he said.

Hanks said a fire alarm notified the residents in the apartments. No one was displaced from their apartments, he said.