Blaze destroys house leaving Somers family homeless
A Somers family is left homeless after an electrical malfunction set their house ablaze Tuesday. The fire started at a single-family home on Pines Bridge Road shortly after 9 p.m.Officials say the isolated location of the home made it difficult to fight the blaze. Firefighters had to use a makeshift pool of water to extinguish the fire. Others fire departments were called in from several neighboring towns to help. Firefighters say the family was at home when the fire started, but no one was inured.