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New Haven 2nd alarm 83 Blake St. dwelling fire 

03/21/20 New Haven, CT – As companies turned out from quarters they reported that they could see it and looks like a job. Engine 9 arrived and reported a two and a half story, occupied dwelling with heavy fire showing from the second and third floors. Companies stretched multiple lines with an aggressive intent to bring this fire under control. A second alarm was transmitted upon the arrival of the battalion. The fire took about an hour to bring under control. Several occupants of the dwelling were left homeless. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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flames and smoke from house on fire
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Firefighters battle house fire from a ladder
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flames and smoke from house on fire
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New Haven Firefighter after battling a fire
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West Haven fatal 2nd alarm 221 Tetlow St. 
10/30/19 West Haven, CT – Firefighters arrived to find smoke showing from both floors of a two-story private dwelling. They were alerted while enroute that one occupant was reported trapped. Members of Truck 1 arrived and started forcible entry and searches under colliers mansion conditions. One handicapped victim was located on the first floor. Members had difficulty with removal due to the hoarding conditions. The fire rapidly extended to the second floor and through the roof. Firefighters were withdrawn due to the conditions and darkened down the fire with a quick exterior attack. The victim was pronounced at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the state and local fire marshal.

Firefighters on aerial ladder tip at house fire with smoke
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Firefighters on aerial ladder tip at house fire with flames
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Firefighters on aerial ladder tip at house fire with flames
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2 Alarm fire in West Haven CT
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2 Alarm fire in West Haven CT
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Firefighters retreat down aerial ladder at fire
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massive smoke from house on fire
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massive smoke from house on fire
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Firefighter with hose line at house fire
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Firefighters overhaul after a house fire
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