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SEYMOUR, CT – At approximately 8:10 pm on January 19, 2023, the Seymour Fire Department was dispatched to Knorr Avenue for a reported house fire. First companies arriving on scene found a two-story home with heavy smoke showing. All family members along with their dog made it safely out of the home by the time of FD’s arrival. Heavy fire was discovered in the rear of the house extending up all floors into the attic. The fire went to a 2nd alarm. Firefighters also located and safely removed the family’s turtles during operations, and their cat was found to have made it out to safety on its own.

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HAMDEN, CT – At approximately 7pm on February 14, 2022, the Hamden Fire Department was dispatched to 42 Warner Street for a structure fire with multiple calls. A 2nd alarm was called while companies were on route. First arriving units on the scene found heavy fire through the roof and out several windows of the Warner Village Apartments. In all, a 3 alarms were struck as fire took hold of the whole 22 unit apartment complex in the frigid 18 degree weather. Fifty people were displaced with no injuries reported at this time. Mutual aid came from New Haven, North Haven, Cheshire, and Wallingford.

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Waterford Ln. Fire (Shelton, CT) 1/14/21 SHELTON, CT – At approximately 12:44pm on January 14, 2021, the Shelton Fire Department was dispatched to Waterford Lane for a reported kitchen fire.  First units on scene found heavy fire showing from two windows on the D-side of a wood frame private dwelling.  All occupants and pets were reported out of the structure safely before FD arrival and an interior attack was commenced.  Conditions deteriorated quickly as the fire spread rapidly throughout the home and all members were ordered out of the structure for a defensive attack.  A mayday was called during overhaul operations when two firefighters broke through the fire ravished second floor.  Neither were injured and the mayday was quickly cleared.

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Olive St. 2nd Alarm Fire (Bridgeport, CT) 5/30/21 
BRIDGEPORT, CT – Shortly before 6:30pm on May 30, 2021, the Bridgeport Fire Department received multiple calls for a fire at 370 Olive St.  First companies on scene found a large, 4-story, wood-frame residence with heavy fire showing on all four floors at the rear porches.  A second alarm was immediately called.  After an aggressive offensive attack, members were eventually pulled from the structure as the fire took hold of the attic and operations turned defensive.  In all, eight families were displaced, but there were no reported injuries at the time of this writing.
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BRIDGEPORT, CT – At approximately 1:30pm on January 13, 2021, the Bridgeport Fire Department received multiple calls for a reported structure fire at 26 Vine Street. Engine 3 was first due and reported heavy fire showing from the 1st floor B-side of a 2 1/2-story, wood frame, extending up into the 2nd and 3rd floors. The fire quickly escalated and a 2nd alarm was called approximately 15 mins later. Once the fire started taking control of the entire 3rd floor, the evacuation tones were sounded at approximately 2:10pm. In all, the Red Cross had to assist nine people that were displaced by the fire.
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Madison Ave. Fire (Irvington, NJ) 9/27/20
IRVINGTON, NJ – At approximately 1:20am on September 27, 2020, the Irvington Fire Department was dispatched to 148 Madison Avenue for a reported structure fire. First companies on scene found a 2 1/2 story wood frame with heavy fire showing from the top floor. Members searched the occupied home and found that no occupants were trapped or injured. As of the time of this writing the fire remains under investigation.

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WATERBURY, CT – At approximately 10am on July 13, 2020, the Waterbury Fire Department was dispatched to a working fire at 43 Colley Street in a 3-story apartment building that housed 12 units and a grocery store on the ground level. The fire appeared to have started in the rear of the structure on the 3rd floor from a scooter. The incident quickly escalated to a 3rd alarm and extended to a 2 1/2-story, wood frame at 37 Colley Street. Smoke could be seen from blocks away.

drone footage of massive fire in Waterbury CT
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Firefighters took steps to stay hydrated during the extended operations with temps in the 80s. Unfortunately, the fire took the life of a 67 year-old man on the 3rd floor and displaced 35 others. No firefighters were injured in the blaze.

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