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I welcome you to my blog site; I hope to show you the fire service in NLC in some interesting events. During the next few years, I will improve on the content and photos to keep you coming back for more. I take pride in my photography and try my best to be first in when possible. The majority of the photos will be from the Norwich companies & surrounding area departments, but sometimes I Buff out of state cities for a change of pace.

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Franklin Close call (late post) 09-24-10

Franklin fire responded to Rt-32 the 7-11 gas station for a jacked knife tractor trailer. A strange call, so I decided to take a ride. I arrived and found what you see in the photos below. A full gas tanker almost on its side still attached to the trailer. With two heavy wreckers getting ready to support it. The wreckers were called well before the FD was called. Bozrah was also dispatched on the call. One engine from Yantic was requested to aid with water supply as the trailer was up righted, Rt-32 was closed for about 30mins. The TT unit was turning around when a defect in the tractor allowed the trailer to tip.