Update, Monday, Sept 13: On Monday Greenwich Fire Dept Chief Joseph McHugh said in an interview that the fire on Saturday on Ledge Road was mainly in a semi-detached garage, with a car burning in the garage, but also partially in the main house.
“Within a half hour the fire was under control. The whole department did a wonderful job with that fire,” McHugh said.
McHugh said the fire marshal division is currently investigation the fire.
“There were no injuries, thank God. Kudos to the members on scene,” he continued, adding that while some first responders were at Sept 11 ceremonies, members of the department were available to respond to the fire.
Original story: Witnesses reported seeing is a house engulfed in fire in the area of Ledge Road in Old Greenwich Saturday afternoon and seeing about a dozen fire trucks stream down Sound Beach Ave around 1:45pm.
According to information shared by the Greenwich Fire Dept, crews worked the structure fire in Old Greenwich during the afternoon.
Units were dispatched just after 1:00pm and arrived to a well involved detached garage with extension to the 2-1/2 story residence.
The bulk of the fire was knocked down within 25 minutes and the fire was called under control at the 30 minute mark.
There were no injuries reported and the Fire Marshal’s division is investigating the cause and origin of the fire.
Units on scene were E1, E2, E4, E5, E8, T1, C3, C4, FM2, 501, Squad 1, Squad 2, Patrol 2, and R5.
There was strong work by the career members of Group 4 and all the volunteer companies on scene.