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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Norwich 2nd Alarm +, 4-13-14

Around 0810 Norwich Fire was dispatched to the area of Washington St. and Lincoln Ave, for a reported structure fire with people trapped, Several more reports continued in before arrival. Battalion 1 arrived and found a large 2.5 story apartment building with heavy fire showing from 2nd floor and attic area (converted to living space). A 2nd alarm was requested. Crews searched, vented and placed lines into operation on all floors. As conditions deteriorated, Car 1 requested an extra 1&1 (engine & Ladder). Crews worked the building until the fire took over the building, Command evacuated the building and added HT-6 for additional water supply. They worked the fire for about 4hrs. The building sustained heavy damage and the cause is under investigation. All occupants were accounted for.

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