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Taftville, Ct extinguishes dumpster fire set off by fireworks

By SHANE DUPUIS, Correspondent | June 22, 2020 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 070120100

at 23:30hrs Taftville Fire was dispatched to a dumpster fire behind a commercial print shop on Norwich Ave. While enroute dispatch advised fire may have been set off by fireworks in the area. Engine-21 arrived to find a well involved dumpster and one lines was put in service. The fire was extinguished and the dumpster filled with tank water. Norwich FMO is investigating.

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