Robert and Joan Brown jumped into action Monday morning after lightning apparently sparked a fire at 24 Cow Pen Hill Road. Quick action by Robert, and an effective response from volunteer firefighters followed.
Within minutes, the Killingworth Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene. Firefighters from Haddam, Clinton, Madison, Chester, Deep River and Durham were also dispatched to provide mutual aid — including bringing in water needed to knock down the flames.
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