Working Fire on Algonquin Trail

On February 2, 2013 Newtown Hook and Ladder responded automatic aid to Sandy Hook for a working fire with reports of multiple people trapped at 65 Algonquin Trl. Upon arrival, members found a fully involved 2 1/2 story wood frame private dwelling with all occupants out of the house and accounted for. Truck 114 set up and operated its elevated master stream being fed by Botsford Engine 551 which drafted from the nearby Housatonic River, knocking down the bulk of the fire. Members remained on scene to assist with final extinguishment and overhaul. Hook and Ladder operated on scene for about 2 hours.