One person dead in fire on Park Street in Hartford

One person dead in Park Street fire
Published: May. 23, 2023 at 2:05 PM EDT
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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – One person died in a fire on Park Street in Hartford.

It began in a second-floor apartment.

The cause is under investigation.

Fire crews said as soon as they arrived they made their push to the second floor. The apartment was filled with flames and smoke. It’s believed the man who was living here died as a result of the fire.

“The guy that lives there we know him. We actually know him, he’s a dentist,” said Anthony Almedina, a neighbor.

“Has he been practicing or does he just live in the building?” Eyewitness News asked.

“No it’s been years since he’s been practicing as a dentist,” Almedina said.

State police are investigating because the fire is deadly.

There were no other injuries or much damage to the other apartments, according to officials.

This part of Park Street near Hudson was closed for a while. It has reopened.

There is no word on a cause.

Stay with Eyewitness News for updates.

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