HAMDEN – A home on Old Coach Highway suffered extensive damage after a fire broke out late Wednesday night, fire officials said.
Firefighters responded to 37 Old Coach Highway shortly after 11:30 p.m. on the report of a fire. When they arrived, a fire was burning in a bedroom on the second floor.
Fire officials said the fire was quickly knocked down and the residents and a dog were able to escape. One of the residents of the home was taken to a local hospital for evaluation but is expected to be OK.
The home suffered extensive damage but fire officials said it is not a total loss. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.