Firefighters Battling Major Blaze On Howe Avenue

Firefighters from several nearby departments assisted Shelton to put out the fire early Monday morning.

On a rainy and foggy night, firefighters from several towns battled a major blaze at 446 Howe Ave. in Shelton, a mixed-use building with businesses on the first floor and apartments on the upper floors.

WATCH: This video of firefighters fighting the fire.

The fire started during the early morning hours on Monday. There were reports of an evacuation and a collapse on one side. The fire appeared to have spread to a smaller building behind it.

Monroe and Stevenson firefighters are assisting Shelton, along with companies from Newtown, Orange, Seymour, Stratford, Ansonia and Derby.

Ambulances and a YankeeGas van were also on scene.

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.


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