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Fire Reports | November 30-December 6, 2022



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The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center, at 191 South Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

Wednesday, November 30: 8:56 am, vehicle fire, I-84 East between Exits 9 and 10, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladder responded; 9:03 am, motor vehicle accident (MVA) with injury, I-84 East on Exit 10 on ramp, Sandy Hook and Hook & Ladder responded; 2:43 pm, tree/wires down, Brushy Hill Road, Botsford responded; 2:50 pm, tree/wires down, Huntingtown Road, Botsford responded; 2:54 pm, tree/wires down, Currituck Road/Parmalee Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 4:26 pm, service call, Queen Street, Hook & Ladder and Dodgingtown covered; 4:42 pm, fire alarm, Old Hawleyville Road, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladder responded; 4:53 pm, MVA with injury, I-84 East on Exit 9 off ramp, Hook & Ladder and Hawleyville responded; 6:47 pm, tree/wires down, Key Rock, Dodgingtown responded; 8:14 pm, tree/wires down, Head of Meadow Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 11:12 pm, fire alarm, Great Ring Road, Sandy Hook responded.

Thursday, December 1: 9:22 am, MVA with injury, I-84 West between Exits 11 and 10, Sandy Hook responded; 2:57 pm, hazardous materials, Winton Farm Road, Botsford responded; 3:17 pm, service call, Main Street, Hook & Ladder covered.

Friday, December 2: 1:59 pm, tree/wires down, Pecks Lane/South Main Street, Botsford responded; 3:27 pm, fire alarm, Hawleyville Road, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladder responded; 3:27 pm, medical assist, Patricia Lane, Hawleyville responded; 3:27 pm, fire alarm, Hawleyville Road, fire alarm, 5:49 pm, service call, Elm Drive, Hook & Ladder covered.

Saturday, December 3: 12:06 pm, smoke/odor investigation, Riverside Road, Sandy Hook responded; 3:14 pm, medical assist, Juniper Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 5:12 pm, medical assist, Hawleyville Road, Hawleyville responded; 5:33 pm, medical assist, Rowledge Pond Road, Botsford responded; 5:52 pm, medical assist, Little Brook Lane, Botsford and Sandy Hook responded; 6:47 pm, tree/wires down, Key Rock Road, Dodgingtown responded; 7:18 pm, medical assist, Sunnyview Terrace, Sandy Hook responded; 7:18 pm, tree/wires down, Alpine Drive, Sandy Hook responded.

Sunday, December 4: 8:03 pm, MVA with injury, Washington Avenue/Riverside Road, Sandy Hook responded.

Monday, December 5: 10:06 am, tree/wires down, Bennetts Bridge Road, Sandy Hook responded; 8:10 pm, cover assignment, Aunt Patty’s Lane, Bethel, Dodgingtown responded.

Tuesday, December 6: 12:31 am, medical assist, Bennetts Bridge Road, Sandy Hook responded; 12:30 pm, service call, Shepaug Road, Sandy Hook responded; 2:24 pm, tree/wires down, Schoolhouse Hill Road, Sandy Hook responded; 3:21 pm, fire alarm, Dylan Drive, Hawleyville and Dodgingtown responded; 3:59 pm, fire alarm, Taunton Lane, Hawleyville and Dodgingtown responded; 4:17 pm, fire alarm, South Main Street, Hook & Ladder and Botsford responded.

Newtown Police, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company responded to Riverside Road just east of the four-way intersection in Sandy Hook Center shortly after 8 pm Sunday, December 4, after Nicole Haferl, 31, of Danbury, operating a 2019 Nissan Rogue, struck a utility pole there. Newtown Police report Haferl had been traveling eastbound on Church Hill Road when she went through the intersection onto Riverside Road, lost control of the vehicle, and struck a utility pole along the eastbound shoulder of Riverside. Haferl was transported to Danbury Hospital for suspected minor injuries. The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage. No enforcement action was immediately taken. The incident remains under investigation. —Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue photo
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