Claremont Firefighter's Association

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1981 June, Joy Plant, Main Street ~ Structure Fire

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1981 June, Joy Plant, Main Street~ Structure Fire
Jun 07, 1981 - Claremont NH - General Alarm - Joy Manufacturing Complex (Belfon Machine and Whipple Paper Company) Mutual Aid- Charlestown, Walpole, North Walpole and Saxton's River with large diameter hose were dispatched on the second alarm Ladder and Pumper from Newport, 2 engines from Cornish.  Wind conditions caused multiples fires in the area jumped the river and started a 6 story foundry on fire also. Pre-Plan -36 Engines, 18 aerials and 441 Firefighters at the scene. Even before the second alarm was fully dispatched, 56C1 requested a third and fourth alarm for box 21.

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