Firefighters continue to monitor hot spots after an early morning house fire in Hartford early Saturday.
The fire was reported at two and half-story home at 228-230 Vine St. around 5:45 a.m.
Smoke and flames from the blaze could be seen for miles.
Crews also had to deal with a live power line which fell on top of one of their trucks creating an additional hazard for firefighters. Eversource responded to the scene and de-energized the line allowing crews to continue fighting the fire.
The fire was knocked down around 6:45 a.m. However, crews are "still working the fire," Hartford Fire Captain Thomas E. LeConche said in a release on Saturday.
"Presently exterior operations and the bulk of the fire has been knocked down," LeConche said.
LeConche said that a neighbor reported a woman had to jump from an upper-story window to escape the flames. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Additionally, a Hartford firefighter was also taken to the hospital for treatment of a knee injury an a minor burn.
The building housed two families, leaving eight adults and five children with no place to stay, LeConche said.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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