Firefighters battle Coram Road condo blaze

Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and White Hill Co. #5 responded to a report of a structure fire at the Cedar Grove Condominiums, 17 Coram Road, about 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7.

Upon arrival, firefighters found an active fire in the second floor of unit #5D. The occupant of the was safely out of the unit. A pet cat was safely removed.

Tower 7 & Ladder 47 were deployed to the roof, while Engine 2 and Ladder 51’s crews assisted with interior operations. Derby Engine 12 and Truck 15 provided coverage to the downtown area while crews remained on scene.

Firefighters extinguished the fire that caused extensive damage to the second floor of the unit. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal’s office. One engine, one rescue pumper, a ladder truck and a tower truck responded.