January 16, 2018

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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New Parking Lines at The Hawleyville Fire Station

On the afternoon of Tuesday September 23th new parking lines were painted and also now one new handicap spot to go with the new ramp and sidewalk, in addition to that we had add a new center line and a stop line at the end of roadway.

 

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Geat Day For A Tag Sale in Hawleyville

On Sunday September 14 The Hawleyville Vol. Fire Company and the Stony Hill Four Corners Organization Held  there annual Community Fundraiser Tag Sale, This year was bigger then last year and was a beautiful day and  well attended.

 

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2014 Annual Labor Day Parade

On Monday Sept. 1 Newtown  Labor Day Parade was held and this year Hawleyville was in the 4th division of the parade.

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Extrication Drill Held at Hawleyville Fire Station

On the evening of Tuesday Aug. 26 Hawleyville fire held a extrication Drill at their station with members from Newtown Ambulance. The drill was to sharpen their skills working together on motor vehicle accidents. They had used donated car for this drill.

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Hazardous Material Training

On the evening of  Monday Aug. 18, Hawleyville Fire held their annual Hazardous Material training at their station, this training included the use of Tyvek suits and set up and the use of a decontamination area.

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