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Fire Reports | May 21-26, 2020



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The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

Thursday, May 21: 12:50 pm, public service, Johnny Appleseed Drive, Sandy Hook covered; 2:54 pm, public service, Great Ring Road, Sandy Hook covered; 3:07 pm, public service, Nighthawk Lane, Sandy Hook covered; 3:45 pm, public service, Grand Place, Sandy Hook covered; 4:23 pm, motor vehicle accident (MVA) with injury, Mt Pleasant Road near Blackman Road, Hook & Ladder responded;

Friday, May 22: 1:26 pm, public service, Meadow Woods Lane, Sandy Hook covered; 4:16 pm, brush fire, I-84 West Exit 9 offramp and Hawleyville Road area, Hawleyville, Hook & Ladder and Sandy Hook responded; 8:07 pm, structure fire, Melody Lane, Botsford, Hawleyville, Sandy Hook and Hook & Ladder responded; 9:28 pm, odor of burning outside, area of Arrowhead Lane and Great Ring Road, Sandy Hook responded;

Saturday, May 23: 7:50 am, public service (flag detail), Main Street flagpole, Hook & Ladder covered; 5:54 pm, public service, 3 Fir Tree Lane, Sandy Hook covered;

Sunday, May 24: 11:25 am, public service, Charlies Circle, Sandy Hook covered; 12:01 pm, water rescue, 28 Riverside Road, NUSAR responded; 4:28 pm, MVA with injury, New Lebbon Road near High Rock Road, Botsford responded; 4:35 pm, residential fire alarm, Tamarack Road, Hook & Ladder responded;

Monday, May 25: 11:53 am, public service, Cherry Street, Sandy Hook covered; 7:03 pm, public service (flag detail), Main Street flagpole, Hook & Ladder covered;

Tuesday, May 26: 6:41 am, car fire, I-84 West between Exits 10-9, Sandy Hook and Hook & Ladder responded; 7:54 am, MVA with injury, I-84 West Exit 11 offramp, Sandy Hook responded; 11:38 am, medical assist, Nunnawauk Road, Hook & ladder responded; 5:51 pm, wires down, Riverside Road near Cherry Street, Sandy Hook responded.

Sandy Hook Firefighters Karin Halstead, left, and Archie Paloian work to extinguish a car fire that was reported shortly before 7 am Tuesday, May 26. Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue and Newtown Hook & Ladder were dispatched to I-84 West between Exits 10 and 9 for the car fire. Firefighters found the vehicle fully engulfed when they arrived to the area of the Parmalee Hill Road overpass. The driver was able to exit the vehicle without injury.  —Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue photo
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