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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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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Hartford 2nd Alarm 10-20-13

Hartford, Ct responded to 19 Colebrook St at 14:58 hours for a report of a structure fire. Ladder 4 arrived and reported heavy fire showing from  floor #1. Soon after arrival, companies were advised of an occupant trapped. With heavy fire on floor #1 and extending up companies were attempting searches when Ladder 3 noticed the male in the window of the attic (floor #3) and were able to rescue him using the bucket of their tower ladder. With fire condition's in the house getting worse, a 2nd alarm was transmitted. The occupant and two firefighters were transported to the hospital for unknown type injuries.  With this fire and another report of a structure fire in the city mutual aid was requested  to cover the city. 
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