Fire log

On Sept. 12 at 9:31 am the White Hills Co. #5, Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a fire alarm sounding at #4 Maple Avenue. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. Three engines and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 12 at 12:27 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to the Shelton High School at #120 Meadow Street for an automatic fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. Work being done in a boiler room caused the alarm. One engine and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 12 at 12:39 pm the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a report of a tree on overhead wires at the corner of Cricket Lane and Pam Bar Drive. One engine responded.

On Sept. 13 at 11:10 am the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at the Ameripath Northeast Company at #889 Bridgeport Avenue. Upon arrival firefighters found dust from an unknown compound had filled a room as a result of maintenance on a vacuum pump in a lab room. The dust cloud caused a smoke detector to activate and caused the alarm. Since the dust was from an unknown compound firefighters evacuated the building until it could be determined if the dust was not hazardous. A hazmat unit from the Derby Fire Department and the Ct DEEP were called. After several hours it was determined the substance was not hazardous and the building occupants were allowed to go back into the building. Two engines, one ladder truck and two utility truck responded.

On Sept. 13 at 2:48 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #30 Controls Drive for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. Three engines and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 13 at 3:16 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #381 Papere Ridge Road for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. Three engines and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 14 at 12:32 pm the Pine Rock Co. #4, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #128 Long Hill Cross Road for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. The alarm accidentally transmitted during a test of the fire alarm system. One ladder truck responded.

On Sept.15 at 2:43 pm the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a brush fire at #71 Lobsterback road. Three engines responded.

On Sept. 15 at 9:01 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to #26 Clinton Drive for a fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. steam from a shower caused the alarm. One engine and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 16 at 11:42 am the Huntington Co. #3 responded to #30 Brentley Drive for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. A faulty detector was the cause. One engine responded.

On Sept. 16 at 4:21 pm the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a motor vehicle accident on route 8 north bound between exits 12 and 13. Two engines and one rescue truck responded.

On Sept. 17 at 9:41 am the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at the Helen DeVaux Housing Complex #91 Howe Avenue. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. One engine and one ladder truck responded.

On Sept. 17 at 10:22 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to smoke in the area of #12 Long Hill Avenue. Firefighters arrived and found the smoke was from wood ovens in pizza trucks parked in the area. One engine responded.

On Sept. 17 at 11:26 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to#159 center Street for an automatic fire alarm sounding. There was no fire. steam from a shower caused the alarm. One engine responded.

On Sept. 17 at 4:35 pm the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at the RMS Group Home at #149 Hillside Avenue. There was no fire. smoke from cooking caused the alarm. One engine responded.

On Sept. 17 at 6:30 pm the Huntington Co. #3, Echo Hose Co. #1 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Bertucci’s Restaurant at #768 Bridgeport Avenue. There was no fire. steam from a broken hot water pipe caused the alarm. One engine and one ladder truck responded.

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