Brookfield condo fire displaces 10 families

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BROOKFIELD — A fire broke out in a condominium complex on Boxwood Drive early Thursday morning, leading to the evacuation of several residents and displacement of 10 families.

The Brookfield Police Department Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 1:20 a.m. reporting the blaze at 7 Boxwood Drive.

Upon arrival, first responders confirmed a working structure fire at a single-story wood and brick framed condominium with 12 attached units.

Both police and fire personnel promptly began evacuating the building.

All occupants were safely removed from the premises, and firefighters managed to bring the fire under control by around 3:00 a.m.

Emergency medical services transported two individuals to Danbury Hospital for evaluation; both were subsequently released.

The affected families, including 15 adults and two children, were relocated to the Brookfield Senior Center at 100 Pocono Rd with help from the Town of Brookfield Emergency Management.

The American Red Cross is providing assistance to those displaced.

The Brookfield Fire Marshal’s Office, with support from the Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit, is conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.

As of now, there is no indication of criminal activity being involved in the incident.

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