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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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Friday, July 06, 2018

Franklin Tanker rollover with Nitrogen leak. 07-06-18

Around 10:30 Franklin fire was dispatched to Rt-32 and New Park for a Nitrogen Tanker rollover, that was being towed, (after a it caught fire in Clinton). The tow truck lost control of the tanker and it the tanker flipped over and started to leak. Rt-32 was closed and several business were closed. M/A from Yantic, HT-6 from Laurel Hill was requested, for water supply. It was Decided by CTDEEP to let the gas bleed off. Once the tank got to a safe level, the tanker was up-righted and placed on a flatbed trailer. The road was closed for several hours.