Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Stratford Daily Voice serves Stratford, CT
Return to your home site


Stratford Daily Voice serves Stratford, CT

Nearby Towns

Police & Fire

Family Impacted By Stratford House Fire Getting A Helping Hand

Mary Avenue in Stratford.
Mary Avenue in Stratford. Photo Credit: Google Maps

The American Red Cross is assisting a Stratford family that is cleaning up the damage from a Wednesday afternoon house fire.

Firefighters were dispatched to a Mary Avenue home at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, where there were reports of a structure fire, officials said. The call came as crews were cleaning up from an earlier fire on Howard Street.

Fire officials said that the initial investigation determined fire originated on a kitchen stove and quickly spread to several nearby appliances and cabinets. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames quickly and the damage was limited to the kitchen.

One family - an adult and three children - are being assisted by volunteers from the American Red Cross, which is providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and more was provided. 

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Stratford Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.