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Fireplace Ashes Blamed For Trumbull Brush Firee

Flames from a brush fire in Trumbull on Monday spread to a storage shed at a home on Wilson Avenue. The fire was apparently started by fireplace ashes that had been discarded by the homeowner.
Flames from a brush fire in Trumbull on Monday spread to a storage shed at a home on Wilson Avenue. The fire was apparently started by fireplace ashes that had been discarded by the homeowner. Photo Credit: Long Hill Fire Department/Facebook
Flames from a brush fire on Wilson Avenue in Trumbull on Monday morning threatened nearby structures. The fire was apparently started by fireplace ashes that had been discarded by the homeowner.
Flames from a brush fire on Wilson Avenue in Trumbull on Monday morning threatened nearby structures. The fire was apparently started by fireplace ashes that had been discarded by the homeowner. Photo Credit: Long Hill Fire Department/Facebook

TRUMBULL, CONN. – A shed at a residence on Wilson Avenue in Trumbull was damaged by the flames from a brush fire Monday morning.

Crews from the Long Hill Fire Department, Trumbull Center Fire Department and Nichols Fire Department were all on the scene.

To see a short video of firefighting efforts, click here.

According to Dave DeLibro, public information officer for the Trumbull Volunteer Fire Department, the fire was sparked by fireplace ashes that had been discarded by the homeowner.

The blaze was contained to the area around the shed and the shed itself, which was being used to store cord wood and lawn equipment, DeLibro said.

The blaze was put out in less than an hour. The house itself was not damaged, DeLibro said.

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