Firefighters say an unidentified third-floor resident was found unresponsive and was declared dead Tuesday night.
The Republican-American and The Hartford Courant report that firefighters tried to reach the third floor to rescue the resident, but were pushed back by the fire. Residents on the first and second floors were evacuated.
A firefighter was injured.
Firefighters said the building was heavily damaged by smoke and water and was declared uninhabitable.
The fire marshal is investigating.
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