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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Taftville, 2nd Alarm 01-11-12

Taftville fire was dispatched to 40 Canterbury Turnpike for a reported house fire. With in min's NPD patrol officer reported a fully involved house. Car 2 added Yantic with Mohegan Tribal for FAST. Car-3 confirmed a 2.5 story home fully involved. TFD set up in front of the building and Yantic laid in form a hydrant about 1500'ft down the road. Do to the heavy fire conditions and that the rear was starting to collapse a defensive operations was directed. Tower 25 set up on the A side and several 2.5s and blitz fire were operated on the house while lines cooled on both exposures. With checking with neighbors it was determined that the home was vacant. The home was heavily damaged and the fire is under investigation by Norwich and the state FMOs
The house is two below the pin on the map
Prior arrival
 One of the first lines being stretched