Full Assignment on 3rd Alarm fire

Nov 30, 2008 – At 02:32hrs, a full assignment from Taftville was requested to a building fire at 231
Central Ave.  Car-20, ET-22 and Tower 25 arrived on scene with 13 personal and assisted City
firefighters with water supply and master stream operations at a large 3 stry brick building.  A
“MAYDAY” was transmitted by Norwich crews conducting a primary search on the third flr,  Crews
from Tower 25 and ET-21 crews threw ground ladders to the third floor to assist Norwich firefighters
exiting the building due to deteriorating conditions.  ET-22 crews put master streams in operation in
the front and rear of the building .  Two Norwich firefighters were injured during the incident.  We
wish our fellow firefighters a speedy recovery from their injuries.