Shelton Fire Department Weekly Calls

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

On 10/01/18 at 7:07 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to Route 8 south near exit 11 for a report of a car fire. Firefighters checked both sides of the highway but found no fires. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/01/18 at 2:50 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #36 Wheeler Street for a public service call; lockout. A rescue pumper responded.

On 10/01/18 at 6:15 pm the Huntington Fire Co. #3 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to #11 Cisco Drive for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. Two engines and a ladder truck responded.

On 10/01/18 at 6:47 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #469 Howe Avenue for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. A rescue pumper responded.

On 10/01/18 at 9:34 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #55 Laurel Wood Drive for an odor of gasoline in the house. Firefighters found a snow blower was leaking gasoline in the garage. A ladder responded.

On 10/02/18 at 00:50 am the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to the area of #195 Rocky Rest Road for a motor vehicle accident. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/02/18 at 02:24 am the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #204 Bearsdley Road for a carbon monoxide detector activation. An engine responded.

On 10/02/18 at 9:05 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to #1A High Plains Road for smoke in the house. Firefighters found the smoke was caused by a furnace backfire. Two ladder pumpers responded.

On 10/02/18 at 11:05 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #147 Center Street for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. A rescue pumper responded.

On 10/03/18 at 4:05 am the Huntington Fire Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to Focaccia’s Café at #702 Bridgeport Avenue for an odor in the building. Firefighters found the odor was exhaust from a generator being used for power washing operations at an adjacent occupancy. An engine responded.

On 10/03/18 at 2:30 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to the area of Bridgeport Avenue and Cots Street for an odor of natural gas in the area. No odor was found by firefighters. An engine responded.

On 10/03/18 at 5:27 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #112.5 Cliff Street for an odor of natural gas in the building. Firefighters found a gas pilot light on a stove in a vacant apartment was the cause. An engine, a ladder truck and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/03/18 at 6:54 pm the Huntington Fire Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to Route 8 north between exits 12 and 13 for a motor vehicle accident. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/04/18 at 5:34 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #632 Howe Avenue for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. A dead battery in a smoke detector was the cause. An engine, a rescue pumper and a ladder pumper responded.

On 10/04/18 at 7:04 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Meadow Street at Williams Street. A rescue pumper responded.

On 10/05/18 at 10:15 am the Huntington Fire Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #30 Beard Saw Mill Road for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. An engine and a tower truck responded.

On 10/05/18 at 4:26 pm the White Hills Co. #5 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to #65 Little Fox Run for a fire alarm activation. An engine responded.

On 10/06/18 at 12:33 pm the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to an open burning at #238 Waverly Road. An engine responded.

On 10/06/18 at 3:50 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to Wicke Health Care at #584 Long Hill Avenue for a fire alarm activation. Two engines responded.

On 10/07/18 at 03:40 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to Route 8 south near exit 13 to assist state police in a search for a person who jumped from a moving vehicle on the highway. The person was not found after a search of the highway. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/07/18 at 12:56 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to Sinsabaugh Heights at #187 Meadow Street for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm.

On 10/07/18 at 2:41 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to Route 8 south near exit 12 for a motor vehicle accident. A rescue truck and a tower truck responded.

On 10/07/18 at 4:22 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Coram Avenue near Bridge Street.

On 10/08/18 at 00:23 am the Huntington Fire Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to Moose Hill Road for smoke in the area. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

On 10/08/18 at 1:30 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 Sinsabaugh Heights at #187 Meadow Street for a fire alarm activation. A rescue pumper and a ladder truck responded.

On 10/08/18 at 4:17 pm the Huntington Fire Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to the Hampton Inn at #695 Bridgeport Avenue for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. An engine and a ladder truck responded.

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