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Fire Reports | September 28-October 4, 2017

Published: October 06, 2017 at 12:00 am

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Police report a three-vehicle chain-reaction accident near 12 Berkshire Road, near the driveway for Newtown High School, about 4:43 pm on September 28. Police said eastbound motorist Laura Hatstat, 32, of Woodbury, who was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V…
Police report a three-vehicle chain-reaction accident near 12 Berkshire Road, near the driveway for Newtown High School, about 4:43 pm on September 28. Police said eastbound motorist Laura Hatstat, 32, of Woodbury, who was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V SUV, stopped in traffic, after which eastbound motorist William Bria, 24, of Seymour, who was driving a 2007 Infiniti G-35 sedan, stopped behind the Honda CR-V. Eastbound motorist Anthony Salaris, 16, of Sandy Hook, who was driving a 2007 Honda Odyssey minivan, then struck the rear end of the Infiniti G-35, which was then was pushed into the rear end of the Honda CR-V, police said. Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps went to the scene and checked all those involved in the accident, but made no transports, police said. Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company also responded. Police said they issued Salaris an infraction for following too closely. (Bee Photo, Hicks)
The dispatchers at the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South, 3 Main Street, report the following fire calls and the responders:

Thursday, September 28: 9:42 am, wires down, near 57 Church Hill Road, Hook & Ladder responded; 1:07 pm, wires down, near 3 Walker Hill Road, Botsford responded; 1:33 pm, wires down, near 2 Pocono Road, Hawleyville responded; 4:43 pm, motor vehicle accident, near 12 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook responded.

Friday, September 29: 2:25 pm, alarm, 71 South Main Street, Hook & Ladder and Botsford responded; 4:01 pm, motor vehicle accident, near 40 South Main Street, Hook & Ladder responded.
Saturday, September 30: 2:28 am, mutual aid call to Southbury, Sandy Hook responded; 4:37 pm, medical assist, I-84, Sandy Hook responded.

Sunday, October 1: 10:18 am, investigation, 50 Elizabeth Circle, Sandy Hook responded; 11:11 am, wires down, near 25 Laurel Trail, Sandy Hook responded; 1:40 pm, vehicle fire, near intersection of Hawleyville Road and Currituck Road, Hawleyville responded; 8:52 pm, odor of gas outdoors, near intersection of Walnut Tree Hill Road and Shady Rest Boulevard, Sandy Hook responded.

Monday, October 2: 10:23 am, alarm, 1200 Brookside Court, Hawleyville and Hook & Ladder responded; 12:36 pm, public service, Main Street flagpole, Hook & Ladder responded; 5:34 pm, motor vehicle accident, I-84, Sandy Hook responded; 11:31 pm, wires down, near 8 Hattertown Road, Dodgingtown responded; 11:36 pm, medical assist, Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook responded.

Tuesday, October 3: 4:03 pm, mutual aid call to Bethel, Dodgingtown responded.

Wednesday, October 4: 10:51 am, brush fire, Lyrical Lane, Sandy Hook, Botsford, and Stevenson responded; 12:52 pm, vehicle fire, near 197 Huntingtown Road, Botsford and Hook & Ladder responded; 12:59 pm, mutual aid call to Bethel, Dodgingtown responded; 6:03 pm, public service, intersection of Queen Street and Glover Avenue, Hook & Ladder responded; 6:07 pm, brush fire, Lyrical Lane, Sandy Hook responded.

[caption id="attachment_284034" align="alignleft" width="1000" class=" "]Police report a three-vehicle chain-reaction accident near 12 Berkshire Road, near the driveway for Newtown High School, about 4:43 pm on September 28. Police said eastbound motorist Laura Hatstat, 32, of Woodbury, who was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V SUV, stopped in traffic, after which eastbound motorist William Bria, 24, of Seymour, who was driving a 2007 Infiniti G-35 sedan, stopped behind the Honda CR-V. Eastbound motorist Anthony Salaris, 16, of Sandy Hook, who was driving a 2007 Honda Odyssey minivan, then struck the rear end of the Infiniti G-35, which was then was pushed into the rear end of the Honda CR-V, police said. Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps went to the scene and checked all those involved in the accident, but made no transports, police said. Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company also responded. Police said they issued Salaris an infraction for following too closely.  (Bee Photo, Hicks) Police report a three-vehicle chain-reaction accident near 12 Berkshire Road, near the driveway for Newtown High School, about 4:43 pm on September 28. Police said eastbound motorist Laura Hatstat, 32, of Woodbury, who was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V SUV, stopped in traffic, after which eastbound motorist William Bria, 24, of Seymour, who was driving a 2007 Infiniti G-35 sedan, stopped behind the Honda CR-V. Eastbound motorist Anthony Salaris, 16, of Sandy Hook, who was driving a 2007 Honda Odyssey minivan, then struck the rear end of the Infiniti G-35, which was then was pushed into the rear end of the Honda CR-V, police said. Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps went to the scene and checked all those involved in the accident, but made no transports, police said. Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company - including Lieutenant Andrew Ryan (left) and Firefighter Billy Sieling - also responded. Police said they issued Salaris an infraction for following too closely. (Bee Photo, Hicks)[/caption]

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
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The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
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“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 26
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
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Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
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“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
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Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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Total votes: 2