Archive | August, 2014

Firehouse Ride 2014

We are once again gearing up for our annual Firehouse Ride fundraiser, which will be held on September 28th this year. Click the link at the top right of the home page to go directly to the Ride website, or click here to see a .pdf with all the info – Time, location, how to register, and also how to become a sponsor. See you there!

P.S. – Check out photos from last year’s ride in our photo gallery. We had a blast!

Company Drill

Monday evening, August 8, 2014, Newtown Hook and Ladder held training on water supply and drafting operations. Multiple evolutions were conducted at the Town’s boat launch on Hanover Rd. Operations at both suppression tanks and dry hydrants were practiced as well as drafting water from static sources and flowing water to master streams. Twenty two fire department members and officers attended this training.

Motor Vehicle Accident on Interstate 84

Wednesday, late morning on August 6, 2014, Newtown Hook and Ladder was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 84, west bound at exit 9 off ramp. Arriving crews found a single vehicle on its side with the driver out of the vehicle. Members checked for hazards, assisted EMS. Hook and Ladder remained on scene until vehicle was up-righted and removed from the scene.