fire east lyme
A fire broke out in east lyme, firefighters and neighboring communities fight the blaze in east lyme
Firefighters responded to the news of a fire that trapped someone inside at approximately 4:50 pm.
Officials said the fire was reported at Midway Plaza, on Flanders Road.
Firefighters battling blaze at East Lyme shopping plaza
Pictures and videos circulating about the scene of the accident show flames rising and rising across the roof of a part of the aforementioned building.
The call came shortly before five in the evening.
There were some people inside during the fire, but fortunately everyone was able to get out safely and unharmed, according to police.
There are more than 20 fire engines at the site of the fire, and East Lyme says that for public safety, Flanders Road will be closed from Community Road to Industrial Park Road and this is for safety.
Serry said firefighters made efforts to conduct primary and secondary searches of the building and had not actually found anyone.