Norwich Fire Displaces Three Families, Injures Firefighter

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norwich fireNORWICH – Three families were displaced after escaping a late-night fire in their apartment building late Wednesday.

One firefighter was transported to a nearby hospital after being injured while battling the fire at 490 Norwich Ave., police said. The injuries were considered minor.

The fire was reported about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, they said. Departments from area towns were called in to help Norwich firefighters.

The American Red Cross is helping the displaced families, police said.

Fire officials are investigating the cause.

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