New Details in the Fatal Connecticut Fire

Stamford's Chief Fire Marshall explains what caused the fire.
1:30 | 12/27/11

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-- Mary Callahan -- fire Marshal for cities Stamford. On December 25 at approximately 4:52. AM as far -- police -- infinitely residence. Located at twenty to 67 should -- an avenue and claimed the lives of three young children. And -- grandparent. Our initial on scene investigation has been completed at this time. The investigation of this incident is -- ongoing. Our preliminary findings. Have led this office to believe that fire was accidental in nature. The area of origin was determined to have been on the first floor rear corner of the house. In the immediate area over -- room. And trash bin closure. Fire appears to have been caused by our Mike -- are -- And members which had been discarded. In this area. The fire entered the house prickly sense we're and spread throughout the first floor and up to inferior -- -- openings. Trapping occupants on the upper floors. It appeared that a walk -- parents were awakened in receiving escaped that time and a fire. -- -- -- previously stated we are still working on this investigation. General rule will remain ongoing until further notice. A -- -- be released from Italy today.

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