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Scotland Arrives to Find Heavy Fire Engulfing Home

By RYAN FLAHERTY, Correspondent | February 24, 2022 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 022522107

SCOTLAND, CT - At 7:29 P.M. on Thursday, February 24th, the Scotland Fire Department with mutual aid from Hampton, Chaplin ET-209, Canterbury Engine and Tanker 193, Moosup Ladder 194, Willimantic Engine 101, North Windham Engine 102, Windham Center Tanker 103, South Windham Rescue 104 and the Central Village FAST were dispatched to 755 Brooklyn Turnpike for a house fire.

Tanker 116 arrived at 7:35 P.M. with heavy fire showing from the second floor 'Alpha/Bravo' corner and stretched a hose line to the front. Car 16 established command while Car 116 had operations and Car 202 was the interior boss. Hose Tender 116 laid about 3,000-feet of five-inch supply line from Brooke Road at Brooklyn Turnpike into the scene, then they went back and established a draft on Brooklyn Turnpike.

Hampton Engines 112, 212 and ET-209 arrived next and tied into Tanker 116 to give them their water. Crews operated three lines and command reported the bulk of the fire knocked down at 7:59 P.M. Crews remained on scene for about two hours. The Scotland Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

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