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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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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Manchester 4th Alarm 10-12-13

At 21:30, Manchester fire was dispatched to 801 Main Street for smoke in the building. - "Manchester Mall". Car 22 reported smoke from the rear of the building and transmitted a working fire for a basement fire. Crew made a interior attack. but do to the construction the fire jumped floors, over the next few hrs command transmitted 2nd, 3rd and 4th alarms. Crew worked all night to contain the fire to the building of origin.