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Thursday, October 27, 2011

East Great Plain 2nd+ alarm 10-26-11

At 10pm EGPFD was dispatched to 340 West Thames St (Sure Fire Company) for smoke from the building. First due officer reported smoke showing and ordered a 2.5 line and forcible entry to the front of the building. The building is about 30x60 with the rear being  2 storys. Once the front  forced heavy smoke pushed out. A 2nd Alarm was requested. Lines were placed inservice in the basment storage area and the office floor area.  After a while the fire jumped to the cockloft area while crews were venting the roof. Condition deteriorated and all companies were removed from the building. At this time master streams were placed in service. After a short time crews re=entered the building for overhaul. The fire is under investgation by the NFO and the State FMO.