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Three Alarms Struck at Auto Repair Garage in Fall River

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

FALL RIVER, MA - On Sunday, October 29th, 911 communications began receiving multiple calls reporting a fire at 65 Manchester Street. Engines 2, 4 and 9, along with Ladders 2 and 4, Rescue 1 and Car 3 responded.

When Car 3 came on the air and was notified of the additional calls, he immediately called for a second-alarm. Fall River police arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke showing.

When Car 3 arrived on scene he discovered an immediate exposure problem, with one attached exposure, and the next one four-feet away. Chief Bacon ordered that all water be directed on the exposures and called for a third-alarm.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the building of origin, an auto repair garage.

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KENNETH LEGERCorrespondent

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