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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, May 10, 2015

Meriden 4th+ alarms 05-09-15

Meriden, Ct responded to 525 Crown St on 5/9/15 about noon for numerous calls reporting a building fire with people trapped and jumping. Due to the volume of calls and large column of smoke seen while responding Car 3 struck the 2nd alarm before companies arrived. On arrival members had heavy fire conditions in an apartment building. One civilian was found burned on the ground outside. I was told there was an explosion after members entered the building. Two members were also transported to the hospital, one having burns. Many mutual aid departments assisted at the scene and covering other calls. Later in the day Meriden had another working fire which was handled by some mutual aid companies.








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