Updated on August 13th at 2:31 p.m.:
Captain Christopher Zak of the Milford Fire Department has confirmed that the fire originated at 10 Elm St.
"My husband saw a glow coming through the window," says Jillian Medina of 14 Elm Street, describing a fire on Elm Street that the Medinas became aware of early Monday morning at 1:45 a.m.
The fire damaged 10-12 Elm Street as well as the Medinas home.
The Medinas rushed out of their house, bringing their 4 1/2 year old twins and dogs to safety.
10-12 Elm Street was "unoccupied at the time of the fire," according to .
Captain Zak went on to note that "the fire is still under investigation" and stated that the department is trying "to determine the area of origin and then the cause" of the fire.
"The house has no power or anything," Jillian Medina says of the neighboring house of 10-12 Elm St, which features a sign that reads "Private Property."
It is unclear at this time if anyone lives at 10-12 Elm St.
Medina praised the work of the Milford Fire Department. "They were well-trained and well-directed."
The fire lasted for "a long time," according to Jillian Medina, who added, "It kept coming back to life."