Archive | January, 2013

Structure Fire on Charter Ridge

On December 29, 2012 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded automatic aid to Sandy Hook at 54 Charter Ridge Dr for a working structure fire. Truck 114 proceeded to the scene and members assisted with extinguishment, ventilation and overhaul of a fire on the second floor of a 2 1/2 story wood frame private dwelling. Hook and Ladder operated on scene for just over 1 1/2 hours. Once operations were complete the company returned to service.

I-84 Motor Vehicle Extrication

On January 24, 2013 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded to I-84 westbound between exits 10 and 9 for a motor vehicle accident with extrication required. Rescue 113 and Engine 112 arrived on scene to find a 5 car accident with one driver pinned. Members removed the roof and drivers side rear door. The extrication took approximately 9 minutes. Hook and Ladder was assisted by Sandy Hook FD. Hook and Ladder operated on scene for approximately 45 minutes.