House Fire Leaves 3 Dead in New Haven, Conn.

By Fox News Network

A two-alarm fire left three people dead in New Haven, Conn., early Wednesday morning, Fox 61 reported.

Fire Chief Michael Grant told the station that the fire broke out shortly before 2 a.m. at a multi-family home.

Four people jumped out of windows to escape the blaze, while others were rescued from the porch. Eight people were taken local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators believe the fire began in the stairwell on the second floor and spread upward. Officials have no released the identities of the three victims, who were found on the third floor of the home, Fox 61 said.

Red Cross is assisting families of those affected by the fire, and Connecticut state police are helping with the investigation.

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