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Mansfield Third Alarm At Gramma's

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At 2:06 pm on Monday, 6/20/2022 the Mansfield Fire Department with mutual aid from UConn Engine 122, Willimantic Tower 101, Tolland Engine 140 FAST, Coventry Ambulance 518 and a Windham Medic were dispatched to Gramma’s Country Food, 452 Stafford Road for a structure fire. Portable 1007 arrived at 2:07 with a working fire and requested Eversource Priority 1 with power lines down in the front. Car 7 signed on and immediately requested the second alarm as well as his stations to be backfilled. The second alarm added Coventry Engine 118 with a Columbia Ambulance.
Car 7 assumed command at 2:12 and requested additional tankers to be added from Tolland, Columbia & Coventry. Engine 107 stretched a line to the delta side knocking down heavy fire and was nursed by Tanker 307. Tower 101 performed vertical ventilation. Willington and North Windham were started for coverage.
Command transmitted the third alarm at 2:32 which brought in the cover assignments to the scene as well as South Windham Rescue 104. The fourth alarm from Windham Center & Ashford were then started for coverage. At 2:36, command requested Eversource to shut down the grid. Crews stretched multiple lines and were on scene for a couple of hours overhauling. The Mansfield Fire Marshal is investigating.

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RYAN FLAHERTYCorrespondent

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