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The Norwich Fire Department – with mutual aid from the Chenango County Bureau of Fire, and fire departments from Plymouth, South New Berlin and Oxford – responded to reports of a working fire at the Brightman Storage Center on County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday. Emergency crews withstood heavy smoke and locked steel doors on multiple storage units to extinguish the flames. Claims that a brunt of the fire had been knocked out were made around 9:10 a.m. with no injuries reported. Cause of the fire is still under investigation.