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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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lisbon W/F 06-26-15

Lisbon Fire was dispatched to 99 River Rd (Better Value plaza) at 19:40 for a fire on the front of the building. First due found fire around the letter "B" of the sign. With extension into the cock loft section or the roof. NFI


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Waterbury W/F 06-18-15

Waterbury fire was dispatched to 763 Pearl Lake Rd ave. Engines 2,4,5 trucks 1 & Battalion 2 and rescue engine 1. First due company reported fire in an attached garage of a house
During the inital attack, a possible smoke explosion occurred and several members were injured. The incident is under investigation .

Friday, June 12, 2015

Colchester W/F 06-05-15

Colchester fire was dispatched to CoCo Drive for smoke coming from a home with alarms sounding. First due found smoke showing with the interior charged. Crews found an active fire in the basement and quickly knocked it down. Yantic responded as FAST.
 One cat was rescued and O2 was given to it.

Friday, June 05, 2015

Ledyard (Gales Ferry) WF 06-05-2015

Ledyard Dispatch notified Gales Ferry and Ledyard fire of a house fire on 15 Ramble Wood Dr. First Due found fire to the rear of the building, Then a propane tank exploded and as companies arrived as the fire entered the dwelling. M/A was requested along with tankers for water supply The fire was found in the basement, 1st floor and heavy fire in the attic. Crews made entered and worked the fire for about 40 mins to bring it under control. The FM is investigating the incident.