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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Willimantic 3rd Alarm 08-07-12

Around 00:30 Station K Dispatched Willimantic fire to 62 South St, for a heavily involved apartment building. As the companies responded and the PD reported heavy fire, the captain requested 2nd alarm.  Upon arrival they were notified of a trapped occupant on the upper floor. One crew entered the building for the search as a 2.5 was placed in service. The occupant was located and removed, CPR was started and they transported the occupant to Windham with the medic. This morning it was reported that the occupant was breathing, a 2nd occupant was transported for injuries from jumping from the upper floor#? Command requested an 3rd alarm for man-power and they chased several pockets of fire into the early morning.
The full set of photos located at
 A couple early photos from Retired Captain Joseph “Al” Beaulieu