PHOTOS FROM THE SHELTON HOUSE FIRE SCENE ON OLD STRATFORD ROAD

Here are more photos from the house fire at 83 Old Stratford Road in Shelton on the morning of Thursday, March 5. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

The home is on a hill overlooking the road, with a steep driveway. No occupants or firefighters were hurt in the blaze.

Click below to read a story with details on the fire:

DETAILS: Firefighters keep Shelton house fire contained to basement

Click below to read about the likely cause of the fire:

What caused the Shelton house fire? Investigators think they know

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A fan is placed in the front door to get rid of the smell of smoke inside.
A fan is placed in the front door to get rid of the smell of smoke inside.

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The house where the fire occurred.
The house where the fire occurred.

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A window to the basement area where the fire started. Steps and a railing to the home’s front entrance are on the left.
A window to the basement area where the fire started. Steps and a railing to the home’s front entrance are on the left.
Firefighters just outside the house, after the fire had been extinguished.
Firefighters just outside the house, after the fire had been extinguished.

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A Shelton firefighter, on the left, at the scene. The fire occurred in the part of the basement shown on the far right of the house, which is in a heavily wooded location.
A Shelton firefighter, on the left, at the scene. The fire occurred in the part of the basement shown on the far right of the house, which is in a heavily wooded location.

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The house is at the top of this driveway, to the right.
The house is at the top of this driveway, to the right.

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Windows were opened in the house to let the smoke outside. The fire began in the part of the basement below this window.
Windows were opened in the house to let the smoke outside. The fire began in the part of the basement below this window.

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Bringing a fan up the driveway to the house.
Bringing a fan up the driveway to the house.

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Two hose lines were set up on the snow-covered driveway to provide water for battling the house fire.
Two hose lines were set up on the snow-covered driveway to provide water for battling the house fire.

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