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Monday, August 20, 2012

Norwich 3rd Alarm 08-19-12

Around 11:35 Norwich Fire was dispatched in the area of Crescent St for several calls reporting a fire on the 2nd floor rear of the building. First due found heavy fire from the rear of 249 Broadway, a converted 1800s 5000+ sqf mansion, now an apartment building. The fire had already entered the 2nd and 3rd floor attic spaces. Several lines were stretched; Command (car-1) requested a 2nd Alarm. Crews worked several sections of the building as fire spread into several void spaces in 4 separate areas. The fire took hold of the attic and broke through the roof. 3rd alarm companies were requested into FG Staging for man-power. Command requested the evacuation tone and went defensive with 2 ladders. After the most pockets of fire were knocked down crews re-entered and knocked down the remaining hot spots.
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