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New Fairfield firefighters responding to fire on Smoke Hill Drive

May 14, 2019

NEW FAIRFIELD — Firefighters are responding to a fire on Smoke Hill Drive Tuesday morning.

Calls started coming in about a possible electrical or structure fire at 7 Smoke Hill Drive around 10 a.m.

Dispatch reported that the fire was “up against the house.”

The homeowner and other callers reported “sparks coming from the side of the house,” dispatch said.

A firefighter on scene said there was “a little bit of fire showing on the side of the house” at 10:13 a.m., but firefighters couldn’t go near it until Eversource shut off the power.

Fire police are being called block off access to Smoke Hill Drive at the intersections of Old Farm Road and Blackthorn Drive.