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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

East Lyme (Niantic) W/F 01-24-17


Niantic and Flanders fire was dispatched around 07:30 for smoke in the area of blackpoint. B-1 arrived at 106 Old Black Point Rd., to find heavy fire in a two car garage with several exposures. The first in engine arrived to heavy fire conditions in two bays of the garage self venting and a large motor home and a vehicle on fire. It was reported that a occupant was evacuated from the exposure building 5 feet from the main fire. Crews placed a 2.5 hand-line in operation and then added a blitz fire and several other lines for attack and exposure protection. The crews stopped the fire from extending in to the occupied apartment next door, High winds hampered fire operations at first. The fire was under control in about 20 mins. The incident is under investigation. 






 

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