Multiple departments responding to fire

Photos by Bob Beck

WINSTED — Multiple fire departments are responding to a fire on Cottage Street.
Eyewitnesses report that an explosion was heard at 10:55 a.m.
One elderly resident was rescued from the burning structure.
As of 12:30 p.m. firefighters are putting out hotspots in the structure. Eyewitnesses report that the neighborhood shook from the initial blast, which appeared to have happened in the garage.
There are now reports of another fire on Adams Street, which connects to Cottage Street.
This story will be updated as details become available

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