Home damaged, cat safe in Westport blaze squib

WESTPORT — Firefighters from multiple towns joined together to battle a blaze at a Saugatuck Avenue residence Saturday afternoon. They also helped track down a missing cat, who was the only one at home at the time of the fire. According to the Westport Fire Department, the department received a call at 2:23 p.m. from a passing motorist who reported a house fire at 298 Saugatuck Ave. Responding units included the shift commander, a ladder truck and fire engines from Westport and Norwalk. The Westport fire engine arrived with two minutes and found smoke and fire coming from the roof. Companies initiated an interior attack on the fire and began searching the residence. It was determined there were no occupants in the building.
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