Early morning fire at Vernon pet store quickly extinguished

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VERNON –Early Friday morning, firefighters responded to calls of a fire at a Vernon pet store.

The Vernon Fire Department arrived to a pet store on the Hartford Turnpike that was showing smoke. Firefighters said the fire was a three-alarm fire, with East Manchester and Tolland fire covering.

The fire was under control at around 4:30 a.m. The name of the pet store is Wet Pets Aquarium Store.

Eversource and Connecticut Water Company were also on scene. Firefighters could not say the amount of damage the store suffered or if any animals were hurt.

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