Hartford, Ct had this 2-alarm fire at 131-133 Franklin Ave on 4/11/21 at 16:53. Companies arrived to heavy fire from floors 2&3. Fire did get into the cockloft but companies were able to quickly stop its spread.
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Bridgeport, Ct 2nd alarm 350 Hanover St. four houses
02/27/15 Bridgeport, CT – Shortly before one o’clock a box was transmitted for a structure fire at 350 Hanover St. Companies arrived to find they had already lost the fight when they had two, three-story, wood frames going throughout, with two more exposed. Companies could not enter the street due to conditions from previous snow storms, multiple wires down, and radiant heat. Multiple hand lines were stretched and operated as well as multi-versals plus one tower ladder. It took companies about an hour and a half to bring the fire under control. Twelve families were displaced. No one was injured.
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Hartford, CT responded to 19 Colebrook St on 10/20/13 @1458 hours for a report of a structure fire. Ladder 4 arrived and reported heavy fire showing from floor #1. Soon after arrival, companies were advised of an occupant trapped. With heavy fire on floor #1 extending upward, companies were attempting searches when Ladder 3 noticed the male in the window of the attic (floor #3) and were able to rescue him using the bucket of their tower ladder. With fire conditions in the house getting worse, a 2nd alarm was transmitted. The occupant and two firefighters were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. During this fire, there was another structure fire reported in Hartford, so mutual aid was requested to cover the city.
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Hartford had this working fire on 10/8/13 at 1023 hours. The fire was located in a 3 story wood frame vacant.
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Eric Haak shares images from a 3-11 Alarm fire in Chicago on Christmas day in 2008
Here are some photos of a Christmas Day fire in a rendering facility in Chicago’s old stockyards area. The fire broke out on the 3800 block of South Morgan just after noon and was quickly upgraded to a 3-11 as temperatures hovered in the teens. The fire was contained to one section of the plant and the company remains in business today. A Level I Hazardous Materials response was also given for this incident as well.