Fire alarm sounded for faulty furnace on Simmons Street

A fire alarm at 20 Simmons Street in Millerton drew departments from the North East Fire District and the Sharon Fire Department in neighboring Connecticut. Photo by Whitney Joseph

MILLERTON— The acrid smell of smoke could be detected along Simmons Street on Friday, April 12, after a fire alarm alerted Millerton’s volunteer rescue squad that something was amiss. 

The fire alarm went off shortly before 12:30 p.m., and brought four firetrucks from the North East Fire District, its rescue squad vehicle, an ambulance and a firetruck from Sharon, Conn., to the scene at 20 Simmons Street. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.