Woman taken to hospital following house fire in Cheshire - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Woman taken to hospital following house fire in Cheshire

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CHESHIRE, CT (WFSB) -

One occupant of a home on Highland Street in Cheshire was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation while crews battled a house fire.

Firefighters responded to a fire on the first floor and a smoke throughout the house at about 1 p.m.

Fire Chief Jack Casner said the fire was knocked down within 15 minutes, but the entire structure sustained smoke damage throughout.

The cause and the origin of the fire is under investigation.

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