Woman & Child Rescued from Fire

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – The American Red Cross is helping out a family with food and emergency housing after a fire broke out in their home.

A neighbor helped a child escape the house on Wayne Street.  Fire Commissioner James Meszoros who was in the area, saw the fire and helped an elderly woman to safety.

The third floor of the house was heavily damaged.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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