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Shelton Fire Department Weekly Calls

by James Tortora | Fire Marshal, City of Shelton | Sep 5, 2017 9:10 am

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Shelton Fire Marshal James Tortora submitted the following summary of the Shelton Volunteer Fire Department’s calls from the last week.

SHELTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT INCIDENT RESPONSES
SUBMITTED BY FIRE MARSHAL JAMES TORTORA

On 08/28/17 at 11:57 pm the White Hills Co. #5, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a report of smoke in the building at the Mont’s Mart Service Station at #198 Leavenworth Road. There was no fire. A malfunction in an air handling unit caused the smoke. Two engines and a ladder truck responded.

On 08/29/17 at 12:00 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to fire alarm sounding at #193 Howe Avenue. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. A ladder truck responded.

On 08/29/17 at 12:21 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 north near exit 11. No accident was found. A rescue truck responded.

On 08/29/17 at 2:58 pm the White Hills Co. #5, Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to the Housatonic River to assist the Seymour Fire Department with a vehicle in the water with occupants inside. Upon arrival of fire units all occupants were safely out of the vehicle. A rescue truck and a marine unit responded.

On 08/29/17 at 3:45 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a fire alarm sounding at #49 Independence Drive. There was no fire. Steam from a shower caused the alarm. Two engines responded.

On 08/29/1 at 5:05 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a residential fire alarm sounding at #391 Isinglass Road. There was no fire. The cause of the alarm was undetermined. Two engines and a ladder truck responded.

On 08/30/17 at 8:21 am the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a natural gas leak at #7 Acadia Lane Building #1. An engine, a rescue truck and a ladder truck responded.

On 08/30/17 at 9:10 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to motor vehicle accident on River Road at Wallace Street. An engine and a rescue truck responded.

On 08/31/17 at 7:15 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a car fire in front of #64 Lakeview Avenue. Firefighters responded and extinguished a fire that destroyed a work van. Two engines responded.

On 08/31/17 at 730 am the Huntington Co. #3 responded to #461 Fisher Court in the Aspetuck Village Condo Complex for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. An engine and a utility truck responded.

On 08/31/17 at 11:34 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the market Place Complex #397 Bridgeport Avenue. There was no fire. Smoke from construction work caused the alarm. A ladder truck responded.

On 08/31/17 at 4:47 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 north between exits 12 and 13. An engine and a rescue truck responded.

On 09/01/17 at 5:50 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Market Place Complex #397 Bridgeport Avenue. There was no fire. A ladder truck responded.

On 09/01/17 at 7:56 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the market Place Complex #397 Bridgeport Avenue. There was no fire. A ladder truck responded.

On 09/01/17 at 9:44 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a report of smoke in the area of Bridgeport Avenue and Long Hill Cross Road. No fire or cause of the smoke was found. An engine responded.

On 09/01/17 at 12:32 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a report of a gas odor at the Mohegan School at #47 Mohegan Road. A problem with a gas supply line was the cause. The supply was shut down until repairs are made. Two engines and a ladder truck responded.

On 09/01/17 at 5:50 pm the Huntington Co. #3, White Hills Co. #5 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a brush fire at #3 Armstrong Road. An engine responded.

On 09/01/17 at 7:57 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to assist EMS at #722 River Road. An engine responded.

On 09/01/17 at 9:06 pm the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire in a grill at the Duchess Restaurant #833 Bridgeport Avenue. The fire was contained to the grill. Two engines, a rescue truck and a ladder truck responded.

On 09/01/17 at 9:58 pm the Huntington Co. #3 responded to #23 Great Oak Road for an odor investigation. An engine responded.

Om 09/02/17 at 01:37 am the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #432 Walnut Tree Hill Road for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. An engine responded.

On 09/03/17 at 1:26 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a residential fire alarm sounding at #25 Patricia Lane. There was no fire. An engine and a ladder truck responded.

On 09/03/17 at 7:24 pm the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a gasoline spill at #20 Rock Ridge Road. An engine responded.

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