Tile Fire in Meriden, Connecticut

Heavy smoke billows as Meriden firefighters claw through charred insulation tiles which caught fire next to Thomas Hooker Elementary School on Overlook Rd. in Meriden, Conn., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005.


Heavy smoke billows as Meriden firefighters claw through charred insulation tiles which caught fire next to Thomas Hooker Elementary School on Overlook Rd. in Meriden, Conn., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005.

Meriden Assistant Chief Robert Burdick talks on a radio at the scene of the blaze.