Tower & Engine on 7th Alarm Hotel Fire

Jan 29, 2008 - At 11:47hrs the Mashantucket Pequot Fire Department was dispatched to 8th flr of the Great Cedar
Hotel for a smoke on the 8th floor.  MPFD units found fire and smoke emitting from the 9th flr mechanical room of
the Great Cedar Hotel.   This fire proved to be a  difficult fire to access and this fire needed alot of manpower.  At
12:21hrs Taftville Tower 25 was requested as the 3rd due 100ft ladder. Tower crews used hoselines to knock down
fire on the exterior of the building.  ET-22 was added to the assignment later that night to cover Mashantucket
headquarters.  Crews returned to quarters at around 21:30hrs.  MPFD and the state fire marshal investigated.
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