Mail carrier spotted house fire in Manchester - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Mail carrier spotted house fire in Manchester

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MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

Firefighters battled a house fire in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported on Ferguson Road around 2 p.m.  The fire was quickly knocked down by firefighters.

A mail carrier came to the rescue after spotting the fire. He called 911, as the couple who lived in the home ran to safety.

Firefighters found the fire in the basement, near an electrical panel.

The man living in the home was taken to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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