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Head-On MVA on I-84

On the afernoon of Wednesday February 18th Hawleyville Fire answered the call for a head on collision when a vehicle  traveling eastbound jumped over the center divider and collided with a vehicle traveling westbound. One person had to be extricated from their vehicle by Hawleyville Fire using hydraulic rescue tools. several were injured and transported to Danbury Hospital by Newtown Ambulance.

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Car vs Tractor Trailer Insterstate 84

On the early morning of October 23, at about 4:30 am Hawleyville Fire was dispatch to a motor vehicle accident with no injuries on  Interstate 84 eastbound just east of 9 on Ramp. Upon arrival the fire chief radio in that it was a car vs Tractor trailer and the tractor trailer saddle tank was heavily damaged and leaking diesel fuel from drivers side tank. after surveying the scene found that the diesel had entered a storm drain about 200′ away from the truck. Hawleyville’s heavy Rescue was call to the scene to stop the leak and reduces the environmental hazard. DEEP was also call to the scene.

 

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Car Fire On Interstate 84

On the the afternoon of Oct. 18th Hawleyville Fire answered the call for a car fire on interstate 84 east bound about 1/2 mile east of exit 9 on ramp. upon arrival the engine compartment was fully involved with fire, Engine 331 quickly extinguish the fire using class B  foam.  There were no injuries, but the car was a total loss.

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I-84 One Car Roll Over into Tree with Injuries

On the early afternoon of Monday October 6, Hawleyville Fire answered the call for one car MVA on I -84 eastbound west of exit 10 off ramp with entrapment.  Upon arrival the first due Engine 331 and Heavy Rescue 334 found all occupants were self-extricated from vehicle. All were transported to Danbury Hospital by Newtown Ambulance.

 

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Hawleyville Fire Trains in Low Angle Rescue

On The Morning Sunday October  5th,  Hawleyville  Fire held a Low angle Rescue Class and it was well attended  This is a annual Drill working with Ropes,Knots and pulleys to lift or lower fire fighters for rescues.

 

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Late Night One Car MVA Roll Over On I84

On late Friday night September 27,   A motorist lost control of their vehicle on I84 eastbound near exit 9 and hit the guardrails on the right shoulder and roll over several time before coming to rest on it’s wheels on the other side of the guardrail. The only occupant of the vehicle was  Self-extricated from vehicle and Transported to Danbury Hospital by Newtown Ambulance.

 

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Tree on power wires on Taunton Hill Road

On the afternoon of september 22,  Hawleyville Fire was dispatch to a tree on powers line on Taunton hill road at the intersection with Fairchild Drive. The tree was burning at the point of contact with the power lines so the Fire dept with Engine 331 remained on scene until the power company could remove the tree from the power lines. fire company detoured traffic around the danger area.

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Fire Company Buys Former Hawleyville Post Office

On Friday September 12th the fire company closed on the property located at 30 Hawleyville road this property was  formerly known as the old Hawleyville post office building with .75 acres.   The building will be taken down later this year and the property will be turn into a parking lot.  This land was purchase for future expansion of the fire station.  The fire company has no immediate plans for expansion.  The property was purchase from the Housatonic railroad.Pic 1 Pic 2 Pic 3 Pic 4

Two car Accident on Mt. Pleasant Road

On the the afternoon of September 24, Hawleyville Fire answered the call for a two car motor vehicle accident with fluids leaking from the vehicle the spill was clean up using 80 lbs of speedy dry to prevent causing a hazard to the environment and property. Fire dept Detroit traffic around the accident scene. Fire had the the scene cleaned up in about 35 min.

 

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