Waterbury Fire Department

Well Involved Residential Structure Fire Carmen St 06/15/17

With calls coming in for a possible structure fire with smoke and flames showing from 35 Carmen St a structure fire response was dispatched to the scene. The first arriving companies reported a 2 story wood frame residential with heavy fire showing. They would be initially hampered by a live electrical service line brought down by the fire which was arch on the ground and in danger of electrifying the chainlink fencewhich surrounded the property. Companies went defensive while the were waiting for the power compan to arrive and cut power to the street. The main body of fire was quickly knocked downand with utilities secure companies were able to access the structure to overhaul and extinguish hot spots

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