Fire log

On Oct. 10 at 12:04 p.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to the Ripton Housing Complex at #423 Howe Avenue for a person stuck in an elevator. One engine responded.

On Oct. 10 at 3:06 p.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a house fire at #42 Sharon Drive. Upon arrival firefighters found a fire in the attic space of the single family home. Firefighters had the fire under control within 20 minutes of arrival but remained on the scene for several hours to conduct overhaul operations. Although Firefighters were able to confine the fire to the attic area, the remainder of the home and its contents sustained extensive fire, smoke and water damage. The attic space contents and roof support members also sustained extensive damage. An investigation by the Fire Marshal determined the fire originated in a second floor bathroom and the cause was a malfunction in the bathroom’s ceiling exhaust and lighting fixture. The fire then spread to the attic space before being discovered by the occupants who then fled safely from the home after calling the fire department. One firefighter sustained minor injuries when he fell from an interior attic access stair. Two engines, one rescue truck and one ladder truck responded.

On Oct. 11 at 12:34 a.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Brand Direct Company #20 Constitution Boulevard South. There was no fire. one engine responded.

On Oct. 11 at 2:14 p.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to #61 Geissler Drive for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. One rescue truck responded.

On Oct. 11 at 3:34 p.m. the Huntington Co. #3 responded to the Trumbull Fire Department at #100 Shelton Road to standby while Trumbull FD fought a house fire. One rescue truck responded.

On Oct. 13 at 11:18 a.m. the Huntington Co. #3 responded to #183 Stonehedge Lane for a carbon monoxide detector sounding. One engine responded.

On Oct. 13 at 8:07 p.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1, Pine Rock Co. #4 and the White Hills Co. #5 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Helen Devaux Housing Complex at #91 Howe Avenue. There was no fire. Smoke from cooking in one of the units caused the alarm. One engine and one ladder truck responded.

On Oct. 13 at 11:04 p.m. the White Hills Co. #5 and Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a small brush fire on Leavenworth Road. One engine, one brush truck and one tanker truck responded.

On Oct. 14 at 7:41 a.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Huntington Co. #3 responded to a motor vehicle accident on route 8 south bound just before exit 11. Arriving firefighters found a vehicle had struck a rock out crop and rolled over trapping the driver and its occupants. Firefighters using extrication tools freed all passengers. One engine and two rescue trucks responded.

On Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to assist EMS with a lockout of a home on Grove Street. One rescue truck responded.

On Oct. 14 at 3:38 p.m. the Huntington Co. #3 and the Echo Hose Co. #1 responded to a brush fire on Bridgeport Avenue near Huntington Street. One engine responded.

On Oct. 14 at 6:42 p.m. the White Hills Co. #5 responded to the area of Princess Wenonah Drive for a power line arcing. One engine responded.

On Oct. 17 at 8:14 a.m. the White Hills Co. #5 responded to the Town of Monroe to assist at a structure fire on Hillside Lane in that town. One engine responded but was cancelled enroute to the call.

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