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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Willimantic, 3rd alarm 1-16-11

Around 00:50 Station "K" was notified by the PD of a building fire at 118 Carey Hill Rd. At that time Willimantic fire was dispatched, when they arrived the found a Vacant 2.5 story dwelling with limited access, with heavy fire coming from the building with exposure's on two sides. Large lines were placed in service. A 2nd alarm was requested by command. Due to the conditions a defensive operation commenced. The fire was confined to the building of origin by the crews. The building was heavily damaged and the fire is under investigation by the FMO. The Mutual aid to the fire consisted of units from the following departments, University of Connecticut, North Windham, South Windham, Mansfield and Columbia