BRIDGEPORT - Five people escaped unharmed after a fire tore through a building in the 1000th block of Stratford Avenue early Sunday morning.

Scott Appleby, director of the Office of Emergency Management & Emergency Communications, said the call came in at 3:51 a.m.

The home was quickly evacuated.

Heavy fire was in all three floors of the house.

Firefighters, police and AMR all responded.

“No reported injuries at this time. Red Cross assisting five persons displaced,” App;eby said

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