BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Two people managed to escape a Bridgeport house fire early Wednesday morning without any injuries, according to NBC Connecticut.
The home on Carver Street caught fire at around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, with firefighters arriving to find smoke and flames coming from the second floor, NBC Connecticut reported. Two people were at home but managed to get out, according to NBC Connecticut.
The two residents were alerted to the flames by a smoke detector, which had recently been installed as part of the city's Smoke Detector Awareness Program, fire officials told NBC Connecticut. The Red Cross is helping the displaced residents, and fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire, NBC Connecticut reported.