Shelton Fire Calls: Dec. 3-10

The Shelton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the following incidents between Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, as submitted by the fire marshal’s office:

Monday, Dec. 3

At 8:35 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to the municipal parking lot on Cornell Street for a report of smoke coming from a parked vehicle. There was no fire. Steam coming from the vehicle was mistaken for smoke. A unit responded.

At 2:10 p.m., the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to 190 Kyles Way for a public service call. An engine responded.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

At 3:10 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to route 8 northbound entrance ramp at exit 14 for a motor vehicle accident. An engine and a rescue pumper responded.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

At 10:57 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to Porky’s Café, 50 Center St., for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. An engine responded.

At 4:41 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to 102 Grove St. to assist EMS with a patient who has fallen thru a roof and was trapped in an attic area. A utility truck and a tower truck responded.

Thursday, Dec. 6

At 5:26 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to 500 Howe Ave. for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. A unit responded.

At 8 a.m., the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to the Citgo Station, 442 River Road, for a public service; lockout. A utility truck responded.

At 1:35 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to 53 Basking Ridge Road for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. An engine responded.

At 3:09 p.m., the Huntington Fire Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to 16 Valley Road for a person stuck in a residential elevator. A rescue truck responded.

At 4:59 p.m., the Huntington Fire Co. #3, White Hills Co. #5 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to 11 Elizabeth St. for smoke in the house. There was no fire. A closed flue on a fireplace in use caused the smoke. Two engines, a rescue pumper and a ladder truck responded.

At 6:25 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to 86 New Street for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. An engine and a tower truck responded.

Friday, Dec. 7

At 2:13 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to the Cedar Grove Condominiums, 17 Coram Road, for a structure fire. Upon arrival firefighters found an active fire in the second floor of unit #5D. The occupant of the was safely out of the unit. A pet cat was safely removed. Firefighters extinguished the fire that caused extensive damage to the second floor of the unit. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal’s office. One engine, one rescue pumper, a ladder truck and a tower truck responded.

Saturday, Dec. 8

At 10:12 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to 50 Waterview Drive for a fire alarm activation. There was no fire. An engine and a tower truck responded.

At 8:52 p.m., the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to a mutual aid call to the Nichols Fire Department, 100 Shelton Road, Trumbull. An engine responded.

At 5:34 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to Talalay Global, 510 River Road, for a fire alarm activation. Upon arrival firefighters found the alarm was due to an over pressure of a CO2 tank. The leak was secured without incident. The Derby Hazmat Unit was requested for assistance. An engine and a tower truck responded from Shelton.

At 5:35 p.m., the White Hills Co. #5 and the Huntington Fire Co. #3 responded to a brush fire on Leavenworth Road at the Monroe town line. An engine and a brush truck responded.

At 7:44 p.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to Hewitt Memorial Hospital, 45 Maltby St., for a report of an odor of smoke in the building. There was no fire or odor found by firefighters. An engine, ladder truck and the tower truck responded.

Sunday, Dec. 9

At 11:40 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to 35 Richards Blvd. for a public service; lock-out. A utility truck responded.

Monday, Dec. 10

At 3:48 a.m., the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to 137 Howe Ave. to assist EMS. An engine responded.