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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 22, 2010

New London, Thief of eternal flame

A PERMANENT MEMORIAL OF A NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT, FIRE LIEUTENANT who died in the line of duty 17 years ago was desecrated earlier this week when a thief stole the electric “eternal flame” fixture from the base of the memorial.

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The monument to Lt. John O’Connor is located on the grounds of the City Hall and the fixture was first noticed to be missing by one of the city employees this past Tuesday.

If you have any information please contact New London Police or fire departments.