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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

City of Groton, 1st Alarm 08-17-11

City of Groton dispatched to 220 Meridian St for a kitchen fire, First due reporting heavy smoke from the building, upgrading it to a working fire. A first alarm was dispatched. Fire was showing from the rear of the building, G-11 (engine) layed up a privet drive too the top of a hill, as M/A arrived and helped with fire attack. Crews stretched hand-lines further up the hill to the rear of the house to gain access to the fire. Crews made quick knock down of the main body of fire and overhauled the building for about a hour. The fire is under investigation.