The Wilton Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 148 Old Highway just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24. Firefighters arrived within seconds and had the main fire knocked down by 12:46, although damage was heavy.
No one was at home save for two dogs who were removed. The road reopened about 3:15 p.m. after being blocked to traffic several hours. Fire trucks were still clearing the scene at 3:20 p.m., and investigators were trying to determine how the fire tarted and where.