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I welcome you to my blog site; I hope to show you the fire service in NLC in some interesting events. During the next few years, I will improve on the content and photos to keep you coming back for more. I take pride in my photography and try my best to be first in when possible. The majority of the photos will be from the Norwich companies & surrounding area departments, but sometimes I Buff out of state cities for a change of pace.

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Salem W/F with shooting. 06-18-13

Gardner Lake and Salem fire was dispatched to 23 Witter Rd, for a reported fire. First due arrived to find the driveway blocked and two buildings heavily involved. M/A tankers and along with other apparatus were added to the assignment. Crews managed to open the blocked driveway  worked the house while a water supply was set up. During this time CSP was looking for a person in the woods near the home. In a short time shots were heard from the woods, and EMS was requested. The home owner was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries. This incident is under investigation by several agencies.