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Saturday, December 31, 2016

East Great Plain, (Norwich) 3rd Alarm 12-31-16

Around 3:00 Norwich fire dispatched East Great Plan Fire Department to 598 West Main St. for a reported building fire. Fire due found fire showing from the D side window with smoke coming from the roof line. A 2nd Alarm was requested Norwich responded with tower 1, Engine 3 and Battalion 1. Crews placed a 2.5 line in operation and set the ladder to the roof, Crews entered the the building for a few minutes and in short time fire broke threw the roof. Do to the additions and remodeling over the years, Crews went defensive and called for a 3rd alarm. This brought Yantic engine 33, Laurel Hill HT-6, Taftville tower 25 and Engine 21. Heavy fire consumed the old style strip mall. Crews worked for several hours to bring it under control. 

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