UPDATE: Structure Fire on Old Colchester Road, Large Brush Fire Extinguished

Structure fire on Old Colchester reportedly on fourth floor. Meanwhile, now extinguished large brush fire behind Saint Bernard High School had at four fire departments on scene

Update at 6:05 p.m.

Just as fire firefighters worked furiously to extinguish a large brush fire in Uncasville, a fire was reported at 1127 Old Colchester Road on the 4th floor of a wood frame structure. Salem and Gardner Lake fire departments have been called in for mutual aid.

Original Story:

What we know is that at around 4 p.m., a brush fire was discovered in the area behind Saint Bernard High School located at 1593 Norwich-New London Turnpike. According to multiple sources, responding to the fire are the Montville Fire Department, Mohegan Fire Department, Chesterfield Fire Department, Oakdale Fire Department and the East Great Plains Fire Department was requested as well for both additional engine and manpower.

We have a call in to Fire Marshal Raymond Occhialini and when we hear back from him we'll provide an update.


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