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Fire destroys six family home in Norwich

Rosemarie Trentely, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, is reunited with her two cats, who survived the blaze, Sunday, April 13, 2014. The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries.

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A structure fire at 218 Washington Street in Norwich, a large home in the historic district which houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, Sunday, April 13, 2014. No injuries were reported and two cats were rescued.

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Rosemarie Trentely, center, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970 is comforted by close friend Melinda Lemay of Groton as her home is in flames, the scene of a structure fire Sunday, April 13, 2014. The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries. Trentely's two cats were rescued by fireman. Norwich Police patrol officer Scott Dupointe, left, assists the women.

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A structure fire at 218 Washington Street in Norwich, a large home in the historic district which houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, Sunday, April 13, 2014. No injuries were reported and two cats were rescued.

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Norwich firefighter David Rose, left, carries "Hunnybun", the second cat he rescued from a fire owned by Rosemarie Trentely, not in photo, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, Sunday, April 13, 2014. The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries. Trentely's other cat "Sweetheart" was also rescued".

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A structure fire at 218 Washington Street in Norwich, a large home in the historic district which houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, Sunday, April 13, 2014. No injuries were reported and two cats were rescued.

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A structure fire at 218 Washington Street in Norwich, a large home in the historic district which houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, Sunday, April 13, 2014. No injuries were reported and two cats were rescued.

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Rosemarie Trentely, left, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, touches her rescued cat "Sweetheart", Sunday, April 13, 2014. Melinda Lemay of Groton, a close friend holds "Sweetheart". The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries. Trentely's other cat "Hunnybun" was also rescued".

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Norwich firefighter David Rose, left, holds "Hunnybun", the second cat he rescued from a fire as its owner Rosemarie Trentely, center, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, attempts to comfort the cat, Sunday, April 13, 2014. To the right is her other rescued cat "Sweetheart", in the arms of close friend Melinda Lemay of Groton The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries. Trentely's two cats were rescued by fireman.

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Norwich firefighter David Rose, left, holds "Hunnybun", the second cat rescued from a fire as its owner Rosemarie Trentely, center, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, wraps the cat in a blanket, Sunday, April 13, 2014. To the right is her other rescued cat "Sweetheart", in the arms of close friend Melinda Lemay of Groton The large home located in the historic district houses six apartment, four of which were occupied, all residents escaped without injuries. Trentely's two cats were rescued by fireman.