Barn Fire on Old Tarryk Farm

Jan 19, 2009 - At 01:09hrs the Occum and Taftville fire departments were alerted
to a fire at the old Tarryk farm on Canterbury Turnpike.  Deputy Chief Dupuis
arrived to find a 50x30 barn 60% involved in fire. Occum crews attacked the fire
while Taftville established a water supply and supported occum in containing the
fire to the original building.  Quick work to extinguish the fire prevented nearby
exposures from igniting.  The Norwich PD and FMO are investigating.