On July 3 all Shelton Volunteer Fire Companies stood-by at the annual fireworks both around the event area and on the Housatonic River. During the stand-by firefighters in marine units on the river assisted several boaters with equipment problems. Several had to be towed to their docks.
On July 4 at 9:56 am the Echo Hose Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Co. #4 responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Hewitt Hospital #45 Maltby Street. There was no fire. Two engines responded.