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Friday, February 24, 2012

Waterford 2nd Alarm 02-24-10

 Waterford fire companies worked this 2nd alarm fire at 5 Manitock Hill Rd around 08:40, First arriving firefighters found a 2.5 story house up a 400+ft driveway with fire showing from the C & D sides. A request was made for town brush trucks do to the conditions of the driveway. Hand-lines were stretched buy hand and pulled buy the arriving brush trucks up the driveway. Crews made entry for a search and fire attack but were pulled out do to fire conditions, collapse of a roof section and a delay in water supply. After a short time the fire was controlled and operations changed to overhaul. Two firefighters were injured, four pets perished and one occupant stated that he was in a room on the 2nd floor and heard the cat discovered the fire then escaped out a 2nd floor window. The home was heavily damaged and the fire is under investigation by the FMO. All Waterford fire Companies responded along with Flanders and Subase as Fast.