Shelton fire log: Accidents, alarms, odors of gas keep crews busy this past week

Shelton Fire Department.

Shelton Fire Department.

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The Shelton Fire Department responded to the following calls this past week.

Monday, Jan. 31

At 8:29 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with two engines truck fire on Route 8 northbound between exits 12 and 13. Firefighters found a tire on a large dump truck had burned up.

At 9:55 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with two engines and a rescue truck to an odor of gas on the 900 block of Bridgeport Avenue.

At 10:52 a.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Huntington Co. No. 3 responded with a rescue truck to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 southbound at Exit 13.

At 10:58 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with an engine to a fire alarm activated at the Longhorn Steakhouse, 838 Bridgeport Ave. There was no fire.

At 12:55 p.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with an engine to a fire alarm activated at the TJ Maxx, 865 Bridgeport Ave. There was no fire.

At 4:53 p.m., the fire department responded with a unit to assist police at a Thompson Street address.

At 11:01 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with a unit to assist EMS at a Woodland Park address.

Tuesday, Feb. 1

At 4:22 a.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with a rescue truck to assist EMS at a Morningside Court address.

At 7:22 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the White Hills Co. No. 5 responded with an engine to a motor vehicle accident on Shelton Avenue at Huntington Street.

At 7:14 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with a rescue truck to a Country Place address for a public service call.

At 8:59 p.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the White Hills Co. No. 5 responded with two engines to an odor of smoke in a Maler Avenue home.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

At 10:44 a.m., the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with a unit to the Gardner Heights Hospital, 172 Rocky Rest Road, for a small fire in a space heater. The fire was out upon arrival of the fire unit.

At 11:15 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with two engines motor vehicle accident on Route 8 northbound on the Exit 12-entrance ramp.

At 4:15 p.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with two engines motor vehicle accident at a Corporate Drive address.

Thursday, Feb. 3

At 5:52 p.m., the White Hills Co. No. 5 and the Huntington Co. No. 3 responded with an engine and a ladder truck to a mutual aid call to assist Monroe at a structure fire.

At 6:35 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with a rescue truck to a Maple Street address for an odor of natural gas in an apartment.

At 9:34 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with an engine and a ladder truck to a fire alarm activated at the Helen DeVaux Housing Complex, 91 Howe Ave. There was no fire.

Friday, Feb. 4

At 4:18 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Huntington Co. No. 3 responded with an engine and a rescue truck to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 southbound at Exit 12.

At 10:36 p.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3, White Hills Co. No. 5 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with an engine and a ladder truck to a Molnar Drive address for smoke in the house. The smoke was caused by an electrical issue.

Saturday, Feb. 5

At 2:10 a.m., the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with an engine to the 600 block of River Road for a carbon monoxide alarm activation.

At 9:03 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 1 and the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 responded with an engine to an alarm sounding at a Parrott Drive address. There was no fire.

At 11:15 a.m., the Huntington Co. No. 3 and the White Hills Co. No. 5 assisted the police in a search on Thompson Street.

At 1:17 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the Pine Rock Park Co. No. 4 responded with an engine and a rescue truck to a motor vehicle accident on Howe Avenue at Wooster Street.

At 7:26 p.m., the Echo Hose H & L Co. No. 1 and the White Hills Co. No. 5 responded with an engine to a fire alarm activated on the 900 block of Howe Avenue.