A house fire displaced 16 people in Norwalk.
Firefighters responded at 6:51 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 to a house on Grove St. where a fire reportedly started in the basement and extended to the first floor of the home, according to Norwalk Fire Department.
First responders arriving were met with heavy fire at the front door, the department said.
There was extensive fire damage to the first floor and smoke damage to the second and third floor of the home, according to Norwalk Fire which reported all occupants escaped with no injuries.
The house is posted unfit for occupancy and 16 people were displaced, with the Red Cross providing shelter, said the department.
The Norwalk fire marshall is on scene investigating the cause which is still not determined.
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