Shortly before 5 pm on June 5, 2013 Newtown Hook & Ladder was dispatched to 19 Borough Lane for a report of a burning smell inside the home. Investigation of the residence found a fire in the basement. Attack lines were advanced from Engine 111, a water supply was established by engine crews from Sandy Hook and Botsford Fire Companies. A Rapid Intervention Team was summoned from Stepney Fire Department for Firefighter safety. The building was searched for victims; fire was extinguished and overhauled. During this time the Incident Commander was approached by an occupant from 15 Borough Lane reporting smoke in the residence. Additional reports from 17 Borough Lane, 20 Borough Lane and 56 Queen Street all reporting smell of burning and electrical problems. Investigating crews from Sandy Hook and Botsford Fire Companies were sent from the original scene and using thermal imaging cameras, found electrical problems with no fire. In all cases, the power was secured at the circuit breaker panels; turned over to Northeast Utilities for repairs, additional checks and investigations in conjunction with Newtown Fire Marshal’s Office. Additional crews from Hawleyville and Dodgingtown Fire Companies were dispatched for assistance.