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Fairfield, CT Firefighters Battle Rooftop Deck Fire

Labor-intensive fire at a residential high-rise

 

Fairfield firefighters open up a decorative fireplace to extinguish a fire on the rooftop deck of a residential high-rise. (Fairfield Fire Department, Facebook)

 

HighRise Ops Staff

FAIRFIELD, Connecticut – Firefighters extinguished what The Milford Mirror called a “labor-intensive” blaze on the roof of a residential high-rise.

Firefighters responded at approximately 9:45 p.m. to a report of a fire on the rooftop deck at the Alto Fairfield Metro Complex on Kings Highway.

Assistant Fire Chief Erik Kalapir told the Mirror that the fire was deep inside a decorative fireplace,

Firefighters used saws and other hand tools to get to the flames.

A total of 33 firefighters responded, from Fairfield and Bridgeport.

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