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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.

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, November 06, 2016

South Windsor 3rd alarm 11/5/16

At 14:58 hours on  the South Windsor, FD was dispatched to 945 Pleasant Valley Rd for smoke coming out the front of the building. On arrival members had one unit fully involved and extending to other units. At least one member and civilian were transported to the hospital. Many surrounding towns assisted at the scene and covered the stations. I'm told at least 14 units were damaged or destroyed by the fire. 
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