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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Pawcatuck, 3rd alarm 05-27-15

Around 16:00 Pawcatuck Fire receive a box alarm for 7 River Rd. The Dispatch center also received a report of a fire on the 3rd floor of a 4 story, 200'x400' mill complex. PFD arrived to find fire on the 3rd floor with active sprinkler flow. Crews made the fire floor, to find the fire running the walls and above the sprinkler system. Command requested M/A From several Ct and RI departments over the next few hrs, Along with the M/A requested Mystic FD responded with the fire boat and was used for drafting from the river. Crews worked the outer walls and vented and opened up several layers of roofing to get at the confined fire. The Fire damage was confined to a space 50x50 with most of the fire damage to the roof and outer wall area, Other areas had water damage. PFD and CSFMO are investigating the cause. NFI