On July 30 at 1725 Hrs Newtown Hook and Ladder with Engine 112 and Rescue 113, Newtown Ambulance, Medic and Newtown Underwater Search and Rescue responded to the Town Boat Launch located at 196 Hanover Rd. for a reported drowning victim.  Sandy Hook FD was added to the assignment to stand by in their quarters.  The victim was brought to shore by Lake Zoard Authority boat, where members of Hook and Ladder continued CPR efforts, which had been started on the boat.  Patient care was transferred to Newtown Ambulance and the patient was transported to Danbury Hospital.  Hook and Ladder operated for approximately 25 minutes.

Article from the Newtown Patch