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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Norwich 2nd Alarm + 07-09-11

Around 10:20 Norwich fire was dispatched to 145 Rockwell St. for a reported apartment fire. First due reported light smoke showing, Then found heavy fire to the rear on two floors. T-1 laddered the building using ground ladders do to power lines in the front of the building, T-1 was working the roof as condition deteriorated and were ordered off the roof by command, The engines worked both floors and attic. During this time a 2nd was requested by Car-1. Taftville T-25 , E-21 & Yantic E-33. Command ordered all companies out of the building for defensive operations. T-1 Set up for pipe operations. HT-6 was requested for additional supply lines. Once the heavy fire was knocked down crews re-entered the building to locate and overhaul the pockets of fire. The FM Task Force is investigating.

The first set of photos More to come.Conditions to the rear on arrival