NEW HAVEN, Conn (WTNH) — Six adults and two children are looking for a new place to live after a fire on Palmeri Avenue in New Haven on Saturday afternoon.
The New Haven Fire Department responded to a fire on Palmeri Avenue after receiving reports of a working fire with people possibly trapped around 3:00 p.m.
Working Fire on Palmeri Ave Possible ppl trapped
— New Haven Fire (@NewHavenFire) July 1, 2017
According to the New Haven Fire’s Twitter account, multiple companies responded to 73 Palmeri Avenue for the fire that was on the second floor. The New Haven Fire Chief Alson said there was heavy damage to the second floor of the building.
A source from the scene reported that there were four people and a dog inside the residence at the time of the fire and that they were all able to escape the blaze. Chief Alston said the fire department was able to help get people out of the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Nobody was injured in the fire.