Updated, 11:45 a.m., April 30
According to Ellington Fire Marshal Allan Lawrence, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. A spokesman for the American Red Cross said that the family declined assistance, but that the American Red Cross is still available to help if need be.
A home at 27 Abbott Road was extensively damaged by fire Sunday afternoon, officials said.
The fire caused extensive damage to the home and spread to neighboring woods, causing a brush fire, Ellington Deputy Fire Marshal Rob Dabica said. Units were able to contain the brush fire, keeping it from spreading and damaging neighboring homes.
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There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation, Dabica said. Multiple departments responded to the fire, including , Vernon, Tolland and others, he added.