Homeowner burned outbuilding based on “good faith” it was OK.
“The house was vacant and had been for some time.”
A Norwalk man learned it is illegal to burn his outbuilding, even though he notified dispatchers it was a controlled burn.
$5,000 is being offered; Norwalk police are pursuing leads.
Crews “met heavy smoke and fire” upon entering the abandoned house.
Blaze at 29 Walnut St. remains under investigation
Victim's parents seen crying at Walnut Street residence.
OLENA — A family cat died Thursday morning in a house fire.
“The resident said he was on oxygen and was smoking when he fell asleep on the couch while watching TV.”
Firefighters received call about a structure fire at the Scheid Road farm.
Alleged arsonist, suspected burglars among those charged.
The 43-year-old man was strapped into a utility vehicle, which fell through the thin layer of ice on top of the pond.
Norwalk fires being investigated.
Police Officer “David Ditz did a great job” putting out the blaze with a fire extinguisher.
One-third of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occur in January.