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Cigarette Apparently Caused Apartment Fire In Stamford

A man is in the hospital for smoke inhalation he suffered in a fire in his Atlantic Street apartment, reportedly because of a lit cigarette.
A man is in the hospital for smoke inhalation he suffered in a fire in his Atlantic Street apartment, reportedly because of a lit cigarette. Photo Credit: Anthony Buzzeo

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 64-year-old Stamford man is in the hospital for smoke inhalation he suffered in a fire in his Atlantic Street apartment, reportedly due to a lit cigarette, according to the Stamford Advocate.

The property's landlord found the victim on the second floor of a two-family house Monday afternoon, the Stamford Advocate reported.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire in a walk-up attic, where there are four separate rooms, Fire Marshal Charles Spaulding told the Stamford Advocate.

Click here for the for the Stamford Advocate report.

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