Fire damages Shelton home

A home on Honeybee Lane in Shelton was damaged in a fire late Friday afternoon.

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Assistant Fire Chief Nick Verdicchio said crews were called to the scene shortly before 4:30 p.m. for a fire that had started in the home’s kitchen.

The fire appears to have been accidental, but the fire marshal was investigating the official cause of the fire Friday night. The family inside the home was cooking dinner when the blaze started.

Three people and a dog who were in the home made it out safely. Three firefighters who responded to the scene suffered minor cuts and burns but were treated and released.

The kitchen was severely damaged and there was smoke and water damage throughout the home. The fire was under control in about 20 minutes. Crews ventilated the house and cleaned up for about an hour after that.

Honeybee Lane and September Lane were blocked for about an hour Friday evening as fire crews finished putting out the blaze and packing up their equipment.

Huntington Fire Company responded to the fire along with the White Hills Fire Company and the Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Company.

Wes Duplantier