Upwards of 50 firefighters from Avon, Farmington, Simsbury and Canton responded to a 4:30 a.m. condo fire on Heritage Drive.
Eight occupants of the condo building were displaced and have places to stay. Three of the five condo units were heavily damaged, including units 36, 37 and 38.
The fire took about an hour and a half to contain, according to Assistant Chief Bruce Appell. No one was injured, he said.
After 8 a.m., firefighters were on scene checking for hot spots in the structure, ventilating the building and spraying water from inside the unit to the roofs The fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire and officials from the Connecticut Fire Marshal's Office also were on scene as of 8:30 a.m., as were Avon police officers. More information will be provided when it becomes available.
Update, 7:54 a.m.
The fire in Farmington Woods early Thursday morning caused heavy damage to three units on Heritage Drive.
The roofs and interiors of 36, 37 and 38 Heritage Drive units were damaged in the blaze.
As of 7:57 a.m., smoke still rose from the building, but the fire was out. Avon volunteer firefighters ventilated the structure to let out the heat and were hosing down the building from the inside around that time.
The fire Marshall's office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Three Farmington Woods condominium units were "heavily damaged by fire" Thursday morning, according to Avon Volunteer Fire Chief Michael Trick.
About eight to 10 people in the building's five units were displaced as firefighters from Avon and four other towns worked to put out the 4:30 a.m. blaze at 37 Heritage Dr.
As of 6:44 p.m., firefighters had the fire under control, Trick said.
Farmington, Simsbury, and Canton firefighters also responded.
More information will be provided when it becomes available.