Charging cell phone starts fire in West Hartford condo; 9-year-old credited with saving grandmother (CT)

A charging cell phone is being blamed for a fire that tore through a West Hartford condo Tuesday morning.  Three people, including two firefighters, were sent to the hospital after a bedroom fire at 8 Rosemary Court in West Hartford.  Fire officials said the fire broke out just before 1:30 Tuesday morning and said it started in a second-floor bedroom, which became fully engulfed but they said the fire was confined to that bedroom and a hallway. The fire was brought under control in about 20 minutes. Police say the cell phone was charged on a bed when it caught fire.     Read the article……………….


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