Serious burns reported on victim of Hartford fire

Hartford house fire on Flatbush Avenue
Hartford house fire on Flatbush Avenue(Patrick Dooley / Squad Fire Photos)
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 11:14 AM EDT
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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Two people needed treatment for burn injuries following an apartment fire in Hartford on Friday morning.

According to fire officials, one of the victims suffered serious burns.

The fire broke out in a two-story multi-family home on Flatbush Avenue.

Firefighters said the two people who were hurt were burned as the tried to put out the fire themselves.

The second victim was treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation.

The fire department said two families totaling six people were displaced. They are being helped by the Red Cross.

There’s no word on what started the fire.