SHELTON >> The mayor of Shelton says the final person who received medical treatment following an early morning apartment building fire is being released from the hospital.
Mayor Mark Lauretti called it “incredible” Tuesday there were no serious injuries or deaths resulting from Monday’s blaze, which caused a four-story apartment building in downtown Shelton to partially collapse, displacing about 30 people from their home. At least five were taken to hospitals.
Lauretti said officials are trying to find temporary homes for tenants and ultimately move them into permanent housing. He said some are staying with friends, relatives, a local homeless shelter or hotels.
He said the outpouring of support from the community for the residents has been huge. He said the city has asked the United Way to help organize the donations.