7 people, 1 cat forced out by flames in Norwich - WFSB 3 Connecticut

7 people, 1 cat forced out by flames in Norwich

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(Joe Shefer photo) (Joe Shefer photo)
(Joe Shefer photo) (Joe Shefer photo)
NORWICH, CT (WFSB) -

Seven people were forced from their home in Norwich after an overnight fire.

The Norwich Fire Department said the blaze broke out around 1:30 a.m. on Friday at a home on Terrace Avenue.

Firefighters said it took about 30 minutes to extinguish.

They reported moderate damage to the basement area.

No one was hurt.

Four adults and three children were left without a place to stay, according to firefighters.

Firefighters said they even rescued a cat from the basement.

The cause remains under investigation by the fire marshal and police.

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