Conn. Gov. Malloy: One Possible Irene-related Fatality | NECN

Conn. Gov. Malloy: One Possible Irene-related Fatality

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    (NECN) - Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy says a person killed by a fire in Prospect, Conn., is apparently the state's first death related to Hurricane Irene.

    The governor says police think the fire was caused by wires knocked down at a house.

    Hurricane Irene has been knocking down utility lines across the shoreline as it churned toward the state. Irene is expected to make landfall near Stamford around 11 a.m. as a weak hurricane.

    Malloy said over 200,000 customers have already lost power on Sunday.