Residents escape burning Hartford building

Report It picture of fire on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford, July 22, 2014. (WTNH Report It / Chayra)
Report It picture of fire on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford, July 22, 2014. (WTNH Report It / Chayra)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford fire investigators will be looking into the cause of a fire at a three-story building on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford.

Flames could be seen shooting from the rear and roof of the building early Tuesday morning.

Report It picture of fire on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford, July 22, 2014. (WTNH Report It / Chayra)
Report It picture of fire on Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford, July 22, 2014. (WTNH Report It / Chayra)

Neighbors knocked on doors to wake everyone up and get them outside.

A woman who lives on the second floor of the building told News 8 she has lost everything. She wasn’t home at the time, but returned to see the building in flames.

Wethersfield Ave. was closed in the immediate area for a few hours because of the firefighting activity, but is now back open.

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