Manchester, Ct struck 3 alarms for 205 N. Elm St on 2/23/16 at 1918 hrs. The Manchester 8th District FD was dispatched for a chimney fire and on arrival had fire in the walls. Mutual aid from five departments assisted at the scene with others covering the stations. More pictures on my site. www.squadfirephotos.com
Manchester, Ct. had this fire at 465 Buckland Hills Dr on 3/15/15 @0055 hours. The gas members caught fire and extended up the outside of the building. Members kept the fire in check until gas company reps arrived and were able to secure the gas.
With sub zero wind chills at 0941 hours the Manchester, Ct Fire Rescue EMS Department responded to 61 Theresa Rd for a report of an explosion and fire. On arrival the members had heavy smoke showing from the garage. One occupant was transported to the hospital and two cats were rescued. With the front walks not shoveled it created a challenge for the members to get a line in the front door. Mutual aid assisted at the scene and covered the MFRE stations.
Manchester, Ct had this 2nd alarm at 80 Fairfield St on 4/30/14 @0025 hrs. The fire was in the end unit of a 4 family house. The fire traveled the walls to the attic before being knocked down. Mutual aid from the 8th District and East Hartford assisted at the scene.
On 3/9/14 near 1500 hours the 8th District FD (Manchester, Ct) was dispatched to 39 Buckland St. for numerous calls reporting a structure fire in an apartment building. The 2nd alarm was struck as companies were still blocks away due to the smoke condition they drove through. Companies arrived to find fire venting out the rear of this 3-story (2 floors in front, 3 in the rear) wood frame apartment building with people evacuating. Mutual aid for another ladder company was requested on arrival. Once the tower ladder was put to work the fire was knocked down quickly. MFRE Truck 2, Engine 5, Car 22 and Vernon ET-241 assisted at the scene with other departments covering the stations.