Shelton firefighters douse excavator fire

Shelton firefighters Fire battle an excavator fire Saturday, Jan. 16, at a property on East Village Road.

Shelton firefighters Fire battle an excavator fire Saturday, Jan. 16, at a property on East Village Road.

Shelton Fire Department / Contributed photo

Fire crews doused an excavator fire Saturday on East Village Road.

Firefighters responded to the residence about 10:30 p.m. and found an excavator on fire, Deputy Chief Paul Wilson said.

Members of Engine 52, under the command of Assistant Chief Shaun Wheeler, “quickly extinguished the fire. Crews remained on scene for approximately 30 minutes overhauling the machine.”

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