Firefighters Battle Fire in Canaan 

Fire investigators were in Canaan Tuesday, trying to determine what caused a house fire overnight on the Nelson Hill Rd.Crews from eight towns were called in to battle the flames after the fire was reported shortly after 10:00 p.m.The house belongs to Victor Hartley, who lived there with his 17-year-old daughter.Nobody was home at the time, but we’re told two cats may have died in that fire.Two dogs did survive, one of which alerted neighbors.It was the second fire in Canaan Monday. Another home about a mile away was destroyed early that morning.Both fires are being investigated by the fire marshal’s office. Officials aren’t saying if they’re related.