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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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Sunday, February 03, 2019

Norwich ct, 3rd Alarm

Around 9am, Norwich fire was dispatched to Prospect and Hickory in Greenville section of the city, NPD was reporting a heavily involved dwelling, A working fire was declared via dispatch, While en-route command requested 2nd alarm company's to cover the city,Note: SQA was at a medical. crews found the rear porches heavily involved extending into all floors of the building. A 2nd alarm was Declared, Two engine and truck was added, Crews worked the fire and vented the roof, the main body of fire was knocked down with pockets of fire in several locations, command requested a 3rd alarm for manpower, 2 engines, 1 truck and a rescue. After about 2 hrs the fire was extinguished. The FMO is investigating the cause of the fire,  Norwich, Mohegan Tribe, Taftville, East Great Plan, Laurel Hill and Yantic responded.