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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

City of Groton, 3rd Alarm 08-04-15

Around 05:40 GFA dispatched the City of Groton to 371 Meridian St Ex for Black smoke in the area. CGPD found fire showing from the roof of an apartment building. G-18 arrived and transmitted the 1st alarm, Within a few minutes and sizing up the conditions requested a 2nd alarm. Crews made entry and began the attack as conditions worsened,  3rd alarm was transmitted and all crews were called out. One deck gun was place in-service for a few minutes then crews were allowed to re-enter and bring the fire under-control.This fire was during the height of a sever storm that caused several incidents in the area. The fire is under investigation.
Should be adding photos over the next few days.




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