Shelton firefighters respond to two accidents

Incidents are on Route 8 south and on Soundview Drive

Multiple Shelton fire crews responded to a car accident on Route 8 late this morning, Nov. 26, with light snow and sleet falling in the area at the time.

At about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, personnel from the Echo Hose Company No. 1 and Huntington Company No. 3 were dispatched to a car accident on Route 8 southbound, between exits 13 and 12.

 (Photo from the Echo Hose website)

(Photo from the Echo Hose website)

Squad 1 arrived to find a two-vehicle car accident with no entrapment, as well as a third vehicle a little farther down the highway that was smoking, according to an Echo Hose posting.

The accident scene on Route 8 southbound, between exits 13 and 12. (Photo from the Echo Hose website)

The accident scene on Route 8 southbound, between exits 13 and 12. (Photo from the Echo Hose website)

Engine 2 investigated the third vehicle and determined it was overheating.

 

Also respond to local accident

While on scene, Squad 1 was assigned with Shelton Fire Companies No. 3 (Huntington) and No. 5 (White Hills) to a car accident at Soundview Avenue and Molnar Drive, with stabilization needed.

Squad 1 arrived and assisted with crews already on scene.

(Photo from the Echo Hose website)

(Photo from the Echo Hose website)

 (Photo from the Echo Hose website)

(Photo from the Echo Hose website)

 

 

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