Watch as Danbury Fire Department battles Main Street blaze

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DANBURY – A three-alarm fire broke out at a Main Street building in Danbury on Easter Sunday afternoon.

The Danbury Fire Department was called to 111 Main Street just before 2:30 p.m. for reports of a structure fire with people trapped on the fourth floor.

When they got there, they said they found smoke and fire on the fourth floor of the four-story brick and wood building that contains 24 apartments on the second and fourth floors.
Danbury fire
A search found that all of the occupants were out of the building and the fire was quickly extinguished and contained to just two apartments on the fourth floor.

Eversource cut the electrical power to the entire building. It is unclear if the building was safe to re-occupy.

The Red Cross responded to help in finding temporary housing for18 families, 30 adults and four children, displaced by the fire.
Danbury fire

No injuries were reported to civilians or the 46 firefighters on scene.

Fire Departments from Ridgefield and New Fairfield helped cover the rest of the city, along with the Danbury Volunteer firefighters not at the fire scene.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Danbury Fire Department’s Marshall’s Division. The building owner is listed as the DaSilva Realty group.