[DRONE VIDEO] 5 Years Ago 4 Houses Were Destroyed by Fire in Waterbury, CT

WATERBURY, CT - Five years ago on May 17, 2017, at approximately 7:00pm, the Waterbury Fire Department was dispatched to Lounsbury Street for a reported fire. First in companies found 3 large wood frame dwelling heavily involved on arrival. With the help of considerable winds as well, it wasn’t long before another house would catch downwind and across the street from the previous three structures. In all, the fire would consume 4 multi-family houses before going under control. Thirty seven people would end up homeless from the blaze, but fortunately there were no civilian casualties or loss of life. Four firefighters were transported to the hospital for injuries sustained fighting the fire. Mutual aid was received at the scene as well as City firehouses for coverage from Naugutuck, Prospect, Cheshire, Watertown, Wolcott, and Middlebury. Visit FIREGROUNDIMAGES.COM and search 2017 for a full photo gallery from this fire.

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Full time career fireman that owns and operates FIREGROUNDIMAGES.COM. While off-duty, I have been shooting and reporting on 1st Responder incidents and spot news for over 22 years. Many of my images have been published nationally, as well as having my video footage seen across all platforms. I am also an FAA Licensed Commercial Drone Pilot and have used UAVs to cover news from above. I will also be posting on some other non fire subjects such as travel, local events, etc. But the majority of my focus will be on news. Follow me if you think this would interest you -Keith Muratori

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