Stafford barn destroyed in early morning fire - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Stafford barn destroyed in early morning fire

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A barn was destroyed and part of a house was damaged in Stafford after a fire broke out shortly after 2 a.m. on Tuesday. 

According to officials, the fire at 2 Stafford St. caused a barn to collapse and caused damage to the house when the fire spread. 

Crews from several surrounding towns were called in to help battle the fire. A tanker task force was also utilized because there were no hydrants in the area.

Neighbors told Eyewitness News that they worked together to rescue animals from the barn.

"Me and a couple of the other people that were here opened up the gates and let some of the animals out," said Ray Jossick, a neighbor. "Me and another guy got some chickens out of their coop and brought them to a safer place."

Firefighters said some goats may have died in the fire.

No injuries to people were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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