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Fire Log: Wires Down, Patient Care, Permits Issued

Downed and burning wires and patient care highlight the fire department's week.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

  • 4:42 AM: Danbury Road, fire alarm.  Accidental activation of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 7:30 AM: Newtown Turnpike, wires down.  Upon arrival FD personnel found primary wires down and burning.  FD personnel secured area, and notified CL&P.  CERT requested to assist with securing area.  Once power was shut off, firefighters used a hose line to extinguish the fire.
  • 9:32 AM: Belden Hill Road, fire alarm.  Apparent malfunction of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 2:21 PM: Oakledge Drive, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 2:43 PM: Danbury Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.

Monday, May 10

  • 6:00 AM: Cross Street, New Canaan, mutual aid.  Wilton FD requested mutual aid for a possible structure fire.  New Canaan FD canceled Wilton in route.
  • 9:22 AM: Thayer Pond Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 10:20 AM: Danbury Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 12:35 PM: Long Meadow Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 1:50 PM: Keelers Ridge Road, site inspection.  Inspection of a site for a burning permit.  Site suitable, permit to be issued.

Tuesday, May 11

  • 9:10 AM: Hubbard Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 12:02 PM: Rivegate Drive, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 1:01 PM: Warncke Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 3:24 PM: Sugarbush Road, fire alarm.  Accidental activation of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 5:53 PM: Danbury Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 9:32 PM: Deerfield Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.

Wednesday, May 12

  • 6:32 AM: Danbury Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 8:45 AM: Hubbard Road, fire alarm.  Accidental activation of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 12:12 PM: Calvin Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 1:05 PM: Sier Hill Road, transformer fire.  Report of a transformer fire, upon arrival fire was out.  CL&P was requested to scene.
  • 10:32 PM: Blue Ridge Road, fire alarm.  Apparent malfunction of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 11:30 PM: Deerfield Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.

Thursday, May 13

  • 12:41 AM: Blue Ridge Road, fire alarm.  Apparent malfunction of the alarm system, no fire or hazards present.
  • 9:55 PM: Chestnut Hill Road, carbon monoxide incident.  Accidental activation of a carbon monoxide alarm.

Friday, May 14

  • 8:10 AM: Danbury Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.
  • 2:00 PM: Langer Lane, site inspection.  Inspection of a site for a burning permit.  Site suitable, permit to be issued.
  • 7:11 PM: Liberty Street, carbon monoxide incident.  Report of an activated carbon monoxide alarm.  Upon arrival FD personnel investigated and metered the building.  No readings found, possible malfunction of detector.
  • 11:06 PM: Powder Horn Hill Road, medical emergency.  Firefighters provided patient care, and assisted EMS and paramedic.

Saturday, May 15

  • 1:15 PM: Millstone Road, carbon monoxide alarm.  Apparent malfunction of the alarm system. 

Sunday, May 16

  • 3:55 PM: Rivergate Drive, wires down.  Upon arrival FD personnel found a tree had fallen and taken the primary electrical wires down with it.  Firefighter's secured area and request CL&P.  CERT was requested to assist with securing area.
  • 5:08 PM: Struges Ridge Road, wires down.  Upon arrival FD personnel found a tree had fallen and taken the primary electrical wires down with it.  Firefighter's secured area and request CL&P.  CERT was requested to assist with securing area.
  • 10:05 PM: McFadden Drive, boiler malfunction.  Report of a house filling with smoke.  Upon investigation FD personnel determined the source to be a malfunction boiler.  Firefighters shut off boiler, ventilated and metered the building.   Occupant advised to have boiler serviced.

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