The Bristol Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a Christmas tree on fire inside the residence of 38 Colony Street at approximately 11:20 p.m. Tuesday.
A resident was found trapped inside and two of the responding Police Officers were able to enter the residence and pull the resident out to safety.
The resident sustained injuries from the fire and was transported via Life Star helicopter to Bridgeport Hospital.
Two of the Police Officers suffered some smoke inhalation. One of the officers was treated and released from Bristol Hospital and the other was treated at the scene.
The fire remains under investigation by both the Bristol Police and Fire Departments.
The Roundup currently has over 5,700 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 95,000 readers across multiple social media sites, apps, pages, and groups.
The Roundup is also a proud member of WordPress. This affiliation offers readers more news from FOX 61 and CBS Connecticut on The Roundup.
Recent Posts From Roundup Partner: CBS Connecticut
Two U.S. athletes have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests last week at the Pan Am Games.
CBS Sports HQ’s second annual live Fantasy Football Telethon will include expert advice from NFL experts, along with Q&As with former players.
A chemical found in the cannabis plant has demonstrated “significant therapy potential” in treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to researchers from Harvard University’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.