Taftville responds to Yantic house fire

November 12, 2009 - Around 17:00hrs the Yantic FD was dispatched to Lafayette ST for a house
fire.  Crews arrived and found a 2.5 stry home 30% involved in fire.  Passersby were able to pull the
home occupant from the fire and first responding firefighters performed CPR on the occupant who
was transported to Backus hospital.  18 Taftville firefighters joined Yantic firefighters on the scene
along the Mohegan Tribal FAST and additional engine crews from Bozrah and Laurel Hill.  Two dogs
also succumb from the fire.  The Norwich FMO, Norwich PD and State FMO's are jointly investigating.
Past Asst Chief Paul Labrecque pulls extensions cords to support lighting
Tower Driver Dan Auger assesses damage to the rear of the home after the fire was extinguished