FAST team to Jewett City Basement Fire

October 22, 2005 - at around 00:06hrs The Taftville FD was dispatched on a FAST team assignment to the
borough of Jewett City at 15 Tracy Ave for a basement fire.  Upon arrival smoke was showing from all floors
and the eves of the 2 1/2 stry single family dwelling.  there was an active electrical fire in the basement and
crews could only use Carbon Dioxide extinguishers to hold the fire until JC electric arrived.  electrical arcing
could be seen from the "B" side  of the basement.  Once power was secured the remaining fire was
extinguished.  No injuries were reported.  The initial assignment was Jewett City, Griswold, Voluntown, Lisbon,
and the Taftville Fast.  Plainfield for manpower with Griswold and American  ambulances for rehab
Jewett City Ladder 156 followed by Griswold ET-355
Taftville Fast in front of Ladder 156 with light smoke coming from the building
A Lisbon FF with Lisbon Chief Mark Robinson and Taftville Captain Tim Jencks
check the basement area on the "B" side
Taftville FAST Team staging in front of Jewett City Ladder 156 from L to R FF Jim
Marciano, FF Ryan Boulanger, chief Engineer James Kimrey and FF Jennie Lavoie.
(not pictured are Lt. Dupuis and Capt Jencks)