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Manchester, CT had this 2-alarm fire at 209 Center St just down the street from Station 2 on 6/24/21 at 02:43. This fire was the result of an MVA in which the driver was found on the property deceased. Mutual aid assisted at the scene and the 6 family building occupants were able to safely evacuate. 
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2-Alarm fire in Manchester Ct
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West Stafford, CT had this 2nd alarm plus on 5/26/21 at 22:56. The Conklin Rd house sat way off the road on the edge of a cliff. Heavy fire on arrival after a severe storm had passed through the area. Numerous mutual aid assisted at the scene.
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Firefighters battle house fire at night
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Images from a working fire early Sunday morning (12/13). 722 West 71st Street in Chicago, IL. The fire was in a vacant, 25×40 2-story frame home. The bulk of the fire was in sector “C” and was on both floors and the attic. Engines 54 and 47 along with Trucks 20 and 30 worked for just over an hour before picking up.

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Southington 210 Sun Valley Dr. dwelling fire 


03/04/20 Southington, CT – Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire issuing from the attached garage of a one-story, private dwelling. Companies operated numerous hand lines to knock the heavy volume of fire down. The fire quickly extended to the dwelling and spread throughout due to numerous voids created from remodeling over the years. The blaze took over an hour to bring under control. One civilian was burned in the fire and transported to the hospital. The other escaped uninjured. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Southington FMO. 
Glenn Duda, CFPA

night time house fire in Southington CT
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night time house fire in Southington CT
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night time house fire in Southington CT
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flames engulf house attic at night

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Two adults and two children narrowly escaped an early morning fire at 413 Azalea Drive Tuesday morning 05-June. At 03:48, 9-1-1 received a report from a resident on Tulip Drive, one block from the scene, advising he could see flames coming from the roof of a house on Azalea Drive. While Fire-Rescue units were enroute, the occupants of the home were awaken by the smoke inside the house. The adults quickly awakened the children and all four occupants climbed out of the master bedroom window to safety. The home did not have any working smoke detectors. After escaping, the family called 9-1-1, providing the correct address.

Coleton County SC fire engine at house on fire

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Colleton County firefighters battle a house fire at night

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Colleton County firefighter battles garage fire

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Colleton County firefighter battles fire in a garage

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Colleton County (SC) Engine 26 arrived a short time later reporting flames coming from the roof over the garage and heavy smoke conditions throughout the single-story, residential dwelling. Firefighter-paramedics verified with the occupants that everyone was safely out of the home. Crews deployed multiple hand lines to the building, with one crew attacking the fire through the garage and a second crew forcing entry through the front door. The fire had entered the kitchen area from the garage, but interior crews quickly gained control of the fire.

Colleton County firefighter battles fire in an attic

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Colleton County firefighters battle fire in an attic

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The flames had also spread through the attic, burning over the bedrooms. Firefighters pulled the ceiling in several rooms to reach the flames and extinguish the fire. It was contained mostly to the garage, kitchen, and attic. The majority of the structure and most personal items in the remainder of the home were saved. No injuries were reported. Water supply was conducted using tenders who supplied Engine 26. The fire appears to have originated in the utility room off of the garage and is believed to have been electrical in nature. Units were on the scene for four hours.

Engine 26, Engine 27, Tender 1, Tender 4, Tender 5, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 112, and Car 118 responded. Captain Brian Rowe served as Incident Commander.

Barry W. McRoy, Fire Chief, Colleton County Fire-Rescue

Vernon, CT struck 2 alarms for 15 Sunset Terr. on 12/3/17 at 18:48. Members arrived to heavy fire from the basement extending to floor #1. More photos:

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firefighters battle a basement fire

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firefighters battle a basement fire

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firefighters battle a basement fire

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firefighters battle a basement fire

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firefighters raise ground ladder at scene

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firefighters battle house fire at night

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firefighters battle house fire at night

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firefighters cut roof with saw

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firefighters vent roof at night

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firefighters vent roof at night

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fire chief and safety officer on scene

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firefighters mask up at fire scene

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