First In

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.

As of late I have missed or worked a lot of the incidents. I have a great support group of Photographers to help the site keep up with all the incidents. There are too many to list, So thanks for your support. Thanks for visiting and enjoy .RD Ladd

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Friday, May 29, 2015

A few Apparatus photos, From the last week.

For full set and large size images see.
  Groton Long Point
1917 American-LaFrance
 Westerly Fire Department
1927 Ahrens-Fox
 Westerly RI
1860 Button & Blake Hand Pumper (The Defiance)
 Yantic Silsby Steamer and Westerly Handtub
Yantic Fire Engine Company
1891 Silsby Steamer

 Submarine Base N-62

Bozrah Ladder 126
 Colchester Ladder 128
 Yantic Engine 32
 Lewiston, Engine 3
Submarine Base Squad 67