On October 31st at 11:12 PM the Westport Fire Department received multiple who reported a house fire in the area of Sherwood Drive. The initial response was 4 Engine Companies, 1 Ladder Truck, Car 3 from Westport (shift commander) and a Norwalk Fire Engine.
Engine 5 arrived first and reported a fully involved working fire in a detached two car garage. The next arriving engine company established a water supply to the nearest fire hydrant. Additional responding companies assisted with fire attack and exposure protection of nearby homes.
Fairfield Fire Department was called to cover fire headquarters during the duration the incident. Westport Police were called to help with traffic and crowd control. Westport EMS provided medical evaluation for the residents and provided rehabilitation for firefighters.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Westport Fire Marshal’s Office