Firefighters respond to a structure fire

The Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from the occupants of 911 Post Road, Advantage Staffing, this morning, Nov. 25, at 8:17, reporting an odor of smoke in the building.

The Fairfield Fire Department was immediately dispatched with four engines and two ladders along with the shift commander. Upon arrival of the first fire unit, Engine 1 reported smoke in the structure.

During an investigation, Engine 1 determined there was an active fire above the ceiling in Advantage Staffing. The fire department initiated an aggressive interior attack with charged hose lines. The building and adjacent stores were evacuated.

Assistant Chief Schuyler Sherwood arrived on scene and assumed command. An additional engine company and AMR were requested to the scene. All on-duty Fairfield Fire Department resources were required to control this fire. Chief Richard Felner was notified of the structure fire and was providing support as needed.

Adjoining occupancies were found to have a smoke condition that was ventilated by the fire department utilizing positive pressure ventilation.

The fire was placed under control at approximately 9:04. There were no reported injuries at the scene. The business suffered extensive fire damage to a bathroom and water and smoke damage throughout the occupancy.

The fire marshal’s office is conducting an investigation.

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