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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.

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Monday, July 03, 2017

Taftville, 3rd+ Alarms. 07-03-17

(Info from TFD) At 05:25hrs this Morning, Norwich 911 dispatch started fielding multiple 911 calls reporting a building fire at 1-3 South 2nd Ave. Car-2 arrived immediately and declared a working fire. A 3rd Alarm was requested which brought the following departments Occum, Yantic, City of Norwich, Lisbon, Baltic, Jewett City, East Great Plains, Laurel Hill FD, Mohegan Tribal FAST, Bozrah, & American Ambulance. Crews found heavy fire in the basement extending up to the upper floors. Engine and crews worked to try and bring the fire under control. After a couple hours, the fire was deemed under control and the investigation process was started by the Norwich FMO, Police and state FMO. The cause is still under investigation. No injured were reported. Side Note ** A fire occurred here on Saturday November 12, 1983 which the roof burned off the building. The incident is under investigation.