FAIRFIELD — A windswept fire torched a house Saturday night at 569 Paradise Court in Fairfield.
Flames jumped more than 10 feet into the air from the roof of the house at times. The fire at first appeared concentrated in the garage and spread, an occasional popping sound coming from the blaze.
The fire was called in shortly before 9:30 p.m. and was still raging at 10 p.m., with seven fire engines on the scene. The fire was reported under control shortly after 10:30 p.m.
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