Fire in Vernon injures two people

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VERNON — Two people were taken to the hospital in a house fire Sunday evening.

The fire at 15 Sunset Terr. started around 6:45 p.m.

Bolton, Manchester’s 8th district, Ellington, and Tolland assisted in knocking down the fire.

The Vernon Fire Marshal said that those taken to the hospital were taken there as a precautionary measure.

The fire started in the basement near a clothes dryer.  The Fire Marshal said that the fire seems to be accidental.

The house has been declared uninhabitable. One family is being assisted by Red Cross.