BREAKING NEWS: 4-alarm fire consumes ‘a block’s worth of commercial and residential buildings’ and several boats at the Seaport Marine outside downtown Mystic in Mystic, Connecticut
- A massive 4-alarm fire destroyed a block’s worth of commercial and residential buildings in a small Connecticut town
- Firefighters battle a fire at Seaport Marine just outside Mystic, Connecticut, Sunday evening
- The cause of the fire and the total loss are currently unknown
- This is a developing story, check back for more details
Multiple fire departments in Connecticut are battling a massive four-alarm fire at Seaport Marine in Mystic, Connecticut.
The fire broke out around 8.45 pm on Sunday night and engulfed a large part of Washington Street in the New England city.
According to reports, more than 10 teams from nearby cities are currently engaged in controlling the fire.
The water and surrounding buildings appeared to be severely damaged by Sunday’s fire at Marine Seaport in Connecticut
Crews from over 10 fire agencies responded to the scene
A woman who lived in the area reported hearing a ‘loud explosion’ at Mystic River before going out and discovering massive flames.
“We are fine and the fire department is working on it,” the woman captioned the video posted on Twitter late Sunday evening.
According to eWeather, the fire worsened the weather conditions in the area.
‘This video is the craziness of Fakir Aag. It was so intense, driven by those strong southerly winds, that it’s spinning… like a dust devil or a tornado. Incredible.
In the 23-second video, a huge cloud of black smoke is seen rolling in front of the raging flames on the road.
One person who replied to the tweet said: ‘I live right next to the building that caught fire and we all had to evacuate.’
Another Twitter user said, ‘My boat was stored in that building till a year ago. They don’t store anything there anymore. quite empty Thank God.’
Video posted to Twitter on Sunday evening shows the inside of the fire
Winds in the area caused a huge tornado-like cloud of smoke to form inside the fire
The Salvation Army is also responding to the scene to assist.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
one after 10.45 pm reporter He said that he has been told that no one has been reported injured.