2-Alarm fire in New Haven CT

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New Haven 2nd alarm 1303 Chapel St. vacant dwelling 
12/25/19 New Haven, CT – New Haven firefighters hoped for a quiet Christmas as they came on shift. Instead, as they pulled out of quarters for the box alarm, companies reported they could see it. Engine Company 6 arrived reporting a top floor fire. Multiple hand lines were stretched as the fire continued to grow. Companies made an interior attack, but were chased out due to deteriorating conditions. A 2nd alarm was transmitted as companies transitioned to exterior operations. Truck companies went to work with a tower ladder and ladder pipe operations. Additional two and half hand lines also flanked the dwelling on all sides to darken down the fire. It took companies about two hours to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire marshals office. 
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New Haven FD Rescue 1
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09/01/17 New Haven, CT – A fire broke out in the building housing the Trinity Bar around two p.m. September 1, 2017. The fire occurred in a busy section of downtown with narrow streets and limited access. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire venting from the second floor of a three-story, mixed occupancy building. Firefighters were notified of people trapped on the second floor. During the primary search, a severely burned male was found on the rear fire escape. A second alarm was transmitted due to the occupancy and heavy volume of fire on arrival. Companies made an interior attack stretching multiple hand lines, and were able to knock down extremely heavy fire on two floors. Trucks made the roof and performed topside ventilation. Multiple propane tanks were found on the second floor fueling the intensity of the blaze. One additional civilian was transported to the hospital with smoke inhalation. The burn victim was transferred to the burn unit of Bridgeport Hospital. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Glen Duda

New Haven fire scene

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New Haven fire scene

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Firefighters vent apartment building roof

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Firefighters vent apartment building roof

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Firefighters vent apartment building roof

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Firefighters vent apartment building roof

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Firefighters overhaul after building fire

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Firefighters with lots of hose after a fire

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Firefighters overhaul after building fire

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05/07/17 New Haven, CT 2nd alarm 266 Blatchley Ave to dwellings – Glenn Duda

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firefighters battle house fire

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heavy smoke from house fire

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heavy smoke and flames from house fire

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2nd alarm dwelling fire 12/24/16 in New Haven, at 28 Stevens St.

New Haven (CT) firefighters went to work just after midnight Christmas morning for a fire involving two occupied dwellings. First arriving companies from the hill station found heavy fire venting from the second floor and rear of the original fire building. It quickly extended to the number four side exposure, a similar occupied dwelling. A second alarm was transmitted as firefighters attacked both dwellings. Multiple lines were stretched to darken down the heavy fire. Searches proved negative in both structures. The blaze took about an hour to bring under control. One person was transported to the hospital with burns. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Glenn Duda

Christmas Day fire in New Haven

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Christmas Day fire in New Haven

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New Haven firefighters battle a house fire

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New Haven firefighters battle a house fire

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New Haven firefighters battle a house fire

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New Haven 2nd alarm dwelling fire at 1475 Chapel St. – On 12/07/16, New Haven firefighters arrived to find a three-story, queen ann with heavy fire venting from the 1st floor, number 4 side. The fire quickly extended into the second and third floors prompting the transmission of the 2nd alarm. It took about an hour to bring under control as firefighters chased the fire throughout the structure. Multiple hand lines were stretched as trucks opened up to bring the fire under control. No one was injured in the blaze and the cause is under investigation by the FMO.

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New Haven FD Seagrave TDA

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New Haven Firefighter with hose

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New Haven Firefighter with hose

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house fire at night

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New Haven 2nd alarm 24 Downing St dwelling fire 08/14/16

New Haven (CT) firefighters were called to this address for an early morning dwelling fire. Companies found a heavy fire condition on the first floor of a two and a half wood frame, dwelling. Multiple lines were stretched as the heavy fire extended to the second floor. The house was occupied at the time of the morning fire. Initially, there were reports of one civilian unaccounted for, however the primary and secondary searches proved negative. Firefighters were able to knock the fire down within forty five minutes, but not  before heavy damage was done to the home. Multiple civilians were left homeless as a result.

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firefighters enter window during night house fire

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firefighters enter window during night house fire

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firefighters enter window during night house fire

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