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Shelton Fire Department Weekly Calls

by James Tortora | Fire Marshal, City of Shelton | Nov 13, 2017 9:16 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.

On 11/06/17 at 8:37 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at #423 Howe Avenue. There was no fire. An engine responded.

On 11/06/17 at 3:14 pm the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a report of a wire down on Julie Street near Booth Hill Road. An engine responded.

On 11/06/17 at 4:07 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to fire alarm sounding at #28 Wesley Drive. There was no fire. Firefighters arrived and after forcing entry to the home found a pot of food smoking on the stove. Two engines responded.

On 11/06/17 at 4:22 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Bishop Wicke Health Care #584 Long Hill Avenue. There was no fire. An engine responded.

On 11/06/17 at 6:38 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Sinsabaugh Heights Housing Complex at #187 Meadow Street. There was no fire. Two engines responded.

11/07/17 at 1:46 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a car fire in the parking lot at #580 Long Hill Avenue. Upon arrival firefighters extinguished a fire that destroyed a cargo van. An engine and a tower truck responded.

On 11/07/17 at 2:35 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a lock out at #20 South Constitution Boulevard. An engine responded.

On 11/07/17 at 6:24 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a motor vehicle accident on route 8 in the area of exit 12. An engine, the tower truck and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/08/17 at 11:15 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to #23 Woodlawn Park for an odor of propane gas in the home. A rescue truck responded.

On 11/08/17 at 6:04 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a motor vehicle accident in front of #352 Coram Avenue. A rescue truck responded.

On 11/08/17 at 6:36 pm the White Hills Co. #5 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded #41 Martinka Drive for a fire alarm sounding. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. An engine responded.

On 11/08/17 at 6:54 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a car fire on Shelton Avenue at North Constitution Boulevard. Two engines and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/08/17 at 9:14 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at #19 Misty Lane. There was no fire. two engines, a rescue truck and a ladder truck responded.

ON 11/09/17 AT 10:39 AM THE Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at Lex Products at #15 Progress Drive. There was no fire. An engine and a tower truck responded.

On 11/09/17 at 3:19 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to #9 Cots Street for a motor vehicle accident. Firefighters stood by until the vehicle, which struck the building, was removed from the scene. A rescue truck responded.

On 11/09/17 at 3:17 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to #46 Belmont Avenue for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. Steam from a shower caused the alarm. An engine responded.

On 11/09/17 at 3:46 pm the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at #3 Enterprise Drive. There was no fire. Two engines, a rescue truck and a ladder truck responded.

On 11/09/17 at 5:34 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at #19 Misty Lane. There was no fire. An engine responded.

On 11/09/17 at 7:02 pm the Huntington Co. #3 responded to #36 Nichols Avenue for an odor investigation. A rescue truck responded.

On 11/10/17 at 7:10 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 south between exits 12 and 11. An engine responded.

On 11/10/17 at 9:30 am the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Mohegan road near Far Mill Street. An engine and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/10/17 at 12:39 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a brush fire on River Road near Quail Court. Three engines responded.

On 11/10/17 at 5:28 pm the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Bridgeport Avenue near Acadia Lane. An engine and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/10/17 at 6:40 pm the Huntington Co. #3, White Hills Co. #5 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a structure fire at #47 Sorghum Road. Upon arrival firefighters found a large propane tank on fire in the attached garage of the home. The fire was extinguished in minutes and fire damage was minor. The cause of the fire was a leaking heating attachment on the propane tank. Three engines, two rescue truck and one ladder truck responded.

On 11/10/17 at 8:26 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to the Rinks at #784 River Road for an elevator rescue. A rescue truck responded.

On 11/10/17 at 10:01 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 south near exit 13. Two engines and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/11/17 at 00:26 am the White Hills Co. #5 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on East Village Road near Village Drive. An engine and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/11/17 at 01:56 am the White Hills Co. #5 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a brush fire on Leavenworth Road near Walnut Tree Hill Road. An engine responded.

On 11/11/17 at 4:11 pm the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a report of an open burn in the area of Bridgeport Avenue and Trap Falls Road. An engine responded.

On 11/11/17 at 7:16 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a car fire on Bridgeport Avenue at Cots Street near the exit 13 on ramp. Two engines and a rescue truck responded.

On 11/11/17 at 10:51 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a public assistance call at #46 Belmont Avenue. An engine responded.

On 11/12/17 at 6:32 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #122 for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. An engine responded.

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