KEEP THE WATER FLOWING

These pictures are from the scene of a large mulch pile on fire in Vernon Vt. Firefighters are operating in near zero degree temperatures. Pretty clever thinking here. Thanks to 90C2 (Guilford Assistant Chief Mike Tkaczyk) for the pictures.
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TWO 2ND ALARM FIRES IN OUR AREA OVER NIGHT

There were two 2nd alarm fires over night in our area. Brattleboro to 149 Covey Rd. for a building fire just before 22:00. M/A to the fire from Keene,Chesterfield,Hinsdale,Guilford. Hinsdale,Putney covered Central Station. Dummerston covered Station 2.
Around 03:00 Antrim was dispatched M/A on a 2nd alarm to Hillsboro at 8 Wall St. for a building fire. Firefighters operating under very frigid conditions.

ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

36 years ago on January 23,1977 – The Barrows Block Fire on lower Main St. in Brattleboro. Very frigid conditions the night of this fire.

10 years ago on January 23, 2003 – The “Cat House” Fire off Smead Rd in Wardsboro Vt. Well below zero and very windy.
A picture of that fire:
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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY January 18th

2010 – Anchor Restaurant Fire. South Main St. Wilmington. Many towns Mutual Aid to the fire.

For those in our Tri-Mountain area, you may have helped fight this fire.
1985 – Equinox House in Manchester Vermont. Large Inn. A good part of it destroyed by fire.