2nd Vacant House Fire in Norwich this Week

For the second time in a week, city firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant home. Battalion Chief Brad Keltonic said a fire at 11 Lake St. was reported at 11:25 p.m. Thursday. When firefighters got to the scene, there was heavy smoke and fire coming from the second and third floors of the house. On Monday, city firefighters battled a fire at a vacant home at 7-9 Oak St. That fire damaged two other homes and displaced 27 people. Just 250 yards separate the two homes from each other.