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Garage Fire on Washington St. in Norwich

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NORWICH, CT - At 8:59 A.M. on Thursday, September 21st, the Norwich Fire Department with Yantic Engine 33, East Great Plain Ladder 5 and the Mohegan Tribal FAST, were dispatched to 167 Washington Street for a garage fire. American Ambulance Medic 20 arrived at 9:00 A.M. reporting a working fire in a detached garage about 10-feet from the home. Battalion 1 arrived at 9:03 A.M. with a working fire on the first-floor of a two-story garage. Engine 3 stretched a two-and-a-half-inch hose line down the driveway and into the garage. Squad A got the water supply and then helped open up. Truck 1 forced entry and overhauled. Engine 2 stretched the alley line, washed down the exterior and advanced into the 'Charlie' side. Engine 33 threw two ladders in the rear, while Rescue 5 stood by for support. The Mohegan Tribal FAST responded and the Norwich Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

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RYAN FLAHERTYCorrespondent

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