Taftville & Occum firefighters received proclamations for rescue

January 16, 2007 - Seven Taftville and Occum Firefighters recieved proclamations from the
Norwich City Council for their efforts at a recent working fire at the Wequonnoc Village Elderly
housing complex..  First arriving crews found a fire on the 3 rd floor of a 4 stry brick building.  
While performing a primary serach of the fire apartment, a unconscious civilian was found and
removed from the building where firefighters and EMT's performed CPR on the victim.  The
victim was resucitated but later succumb to a medical condition that was not fire-related 4 days
Top Row - FF/EMT Dave Plante, Lt Shane Dupuis, FF/EMT Ryan Boulanger
Middle Row - FF Jennie Lavoie, FF/EMT Bill Hadam
Front Row - Lt Tom Jencks, Deputy Chief Mark Gilot, and Fire Chief Steven Caisse