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Three Families Displaced By Fire In Norwalk Home

In an image from the Norwalk Fire Department Facebook page, firefighters are seen battling a blaze at 2 Platt St. No one was hurt in the fire in the multifamily home. Photo Credit: Norwalk Fire Department/Facebook
Norwalk firefighters are fighting a blaze at a Platt Street home Tuesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Google maps

NORWALK, Conn. -- A fire raced through a Platt Street home Tuesday afternoon before it was brought under control, fire officials said.

The fire heavily damaged the multifamily home in East Norwalk and displaced three families, officials said. The fire broke out around 4 p.m., and the Norwalk Fire Department quickly worked to contain the fire, which was on the third floor of the home.

Firefighters brought in a ladder truck to reach the third floor and battle the blaze. 

No injuries were reported in the fire.

The American Red Cross is helping three families – including 12 adults and six children — after the fire. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. 

The cause of the fire was still under investigation.

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