Archive | May, 2015

Structure Fire on Aunt Park Lane

Early morning on Monday May 4th, 2015 fire companies were dispatched to 4 Aunt Park Lane for a structure fire. Arriving crews from Dodgingtown FD reported a fully involved house fire. Engine 1 was used to establish a water supply from a tanker shuttle utilizing SHFR Engine 441 to fill tankers less than a mile away. Crews on scene used hand lines to cool hot spots and venting propane tanks. Ladder Truck 114 returned to service while Engine 1 remained on scene for some time. Brookfield Fire Department was called in to cover Hook & Ladder station while crews were assigned at the fire.

Dryer Fire on Poverty Hollow Rd

Midday on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded with Dodgingtown Fire Department for a dryer fire at 28 Poverty Hollow Rd. Hook and Ladder assist DFD with stretching a hose line to extinguish and overhaul the fire. Additional crew member from Ladder Truck 114 provided positive pressure ventilation before being released from the scene by DFD’s Chief.