Saturday morning, September 20, 2014 Newtown Hook and Ladder was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at Main St in the area of Mount Pleasant Rd. Crews arriving on the scene found an injured occupant being cared for by Newtown Ambulance and a fluid spill. The tractor trailer truck involved lost the contents of its fuel tank in the accident. Members contained the fuel spill and CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was notified and summoned to the scene. CT DEEP assumed control of the environmental cleanup and Hook & Ladder returned to service in just under two hours.

Read the Newtown Bee article here.