Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:30pm, Newtown town-wide fire departments were requested to respond to the Town of Bethel to perform Rapid Intervention Team duties at the scene of a structure fire. Bethel Fire Departments were extinguishing fire in a large wood framed building on Greenwood Ave. in the center of town. Newtown Hook and Ladder responded with Ladder Truck 114 and a crew as well as members from other Newtown Fire Departments. On scene, department firefighters place ground ladders to upper floors while standing by for RIT functions. Additional crews assisted with setting up ventilation and performed partial over-haul in the fire building. Newtown Fire Departments remained on scene for over an hour before returning to service.