Wilton Crest Fire

A group of firefighters are dressed and ready to enter into the fire damaged area of Wilton Crest after the fire Sunday. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Wilton Fire Chief Paul Milositz said Sunday afternoon that the cause of the fire was still under investigation. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
While smoke still billowed around the Wilton Crest complex water bottles were delivered to the emergency response teams. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Residents of the 15 damaged Wilton Crest units gathered around Wilton Fire Chief Paul Milositz for information about the fire. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Firefighters from Norwalk, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Weston, Westport, Nichols and Georgetown came to assist Wilton. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Engine 5 of Wilton's fleet was used to help battle the flames from above. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Around 60 firefighters gathered from neighboring towns to help stop the fire at Wilton Crest. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
One firefighter helped to change the oxygen tank of another before going in to help stop the blaze at Wilton Crest. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
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WILTON, Conn. – A total of 15 units was damaged Sunday by a fire at Wilton Crest.

According to Wilton Fire Chief Paul Milositz, the fire started in a building at the center of a grouping, making it difficult for the firefighters to access.

“We eventually had to put up a ladder truck to use the large-diameter hose that comes with the ladder truck to spray from above to help extinguish the blaze,” Milositz said.

The cause of the fire has not yet been ...
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