Botsford was dispatched to a MVA involving a Tractor Trailer with reports of two trapped. Upon Engine 551s arrival they reported minor door pop was needed. After extrication of the occupants command requested DEP to respond for approximately 65 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the trucks saddle tanks. Upon DEP arrival Fleet Environmental Services was called to the scene for surrounding area clean up. 501 Chief Ciaccia had command.
Stepney request one Engine with a crew to respond to 476 Pepper Street in Monroe for a working fire. Engine 551 responded on arrival command directed crews to the B-C corner of the building to preform operations. Stpeney Chief 151 M. Klemish was in command.
Botsford was dispatched to a working structure fire at 168 Huntingtown Rd. Upon arrival 501 Chief Ciaccia reported a working fire. An offensive attack was mounted until building conditions deteriorated and an evacuation was transmitted. Crews performed exterior operations utilizing handlines and deck guns. Automatic aide was received from Sandy Hook and Newtown Hook And Ladder with Dodgingtown and Hawleyville providing tankers to assist with water supply. Crews remained on scene until 0130 hours the next day wetting down hot spots and performing overhaul. Botsford was also dispatched back to the scene twice that morning for hot spots. Early in the incident Monroe dispatch was contacted with a request for an engine and crew to cover the Botsford station while crews were operating on Huntingtown Rd. Stepney sent and engine with a crew and Chief 151 M Klemish the Stepney cre w ran an MVA Rollover. Stepney responded with an Engine and Rescue 120 was requested by 501 to respond with them. The vehicle was removed patient transported and crews cleared the scene. Many thanks to the members of Stepney for their support during the incident. 501 Chief Ciaccia Was Command.
Botsford was dispatched to an MVA rollover with injuries. First arriving units found a minivan had hit a guardrail and rolled down the embankment with one patient in the vehicle. The patient did not speak english which created a communications problem and due to his current state of mind he infromed us of other possible patients who were not in the vehicle. Members of Botsford searched the surrounding woods and brush for other victims that might have been thrown from the van. Members found no other patients and learned the man was alone in the vehicle. The patient was transported ALS to Danbury Hospital. 501 Chief Ciaccia had command.
Botsford was Dispatched to an MVA with injuries in the area of Button Shop Road and Route 25 while enroute dispatch informed Engine 551 that it was a rollover with injuries. Engine 551 arrived to find a Chevy compact had lost control and rolled on its side with one patient who had self extricated and had obvious injuries. He was transported ALS to Danbury Hospital. 506 2nd LT. Easter had command.
On Saturday members of Botsford participated in the filming of a mock extrication that will be used as part of a training video distributed by the Connecticut Fire Academy. The extrication will be one of several segments in the video which will include other aspects of being a firefighter such as ice rescues and structure fires. The video is being filmed edited directed and produced by Bill Kiliany who is a firefighter as well as a photographer for the Connecticut Fire Academy. Members spent the morning filming different scenes in the video prior to preforming the extrication. We would like to thank Bill Kiliany Newtown Exxon and all the members who made this possible.
At 1314hrs Botsford was dispatched second due to a reported structure fire on Tanglewood Rd in Sandy Hook. On arrival 552 set up water supply while the crew stretched an attack line from Sandy Hook Quint 440 for a quick knock down while Quint 440 performed truck company operations. Botsford operated for approximately 2 hours before being returned to service. 401 Chief Halstead had command.
Botsford was dispatched to an MVA rollover on Swamp road 501 Chief Ciacciawas first on scene and reported there was no entrapment. The driver had lost control of his vehicle while attempting to turn around in the middle of the road. The patient was transported with minor injuries and Botsford remained on scene to check for any fluids leaking into the swamp. 501 Chief Ciaccia had command.
Botsford was dispatched to a reported one car MVA with injuries. Arriving units found one patient with minor head injuries and was transported BLS to Danbury hospital. Engine 551 responded. 501 Chief Ciaccia had command.
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Botsford was dispatched to the area of Kelly Court and High Rock Road for an MVA with possible injuries and wires down. First arriving units reported one car into a telephone pole with wires down. Engine 551 responded for seen lighting. The driver suffered minor injuries. 501 Chief Ciaccia was command.
Botsford was dispatched to a reported wires down secondary to an MVA. First arriving units found a pickup truck had broken a utility pole. The pole and service wires were laying on top of the truck. The driver suffered minor injuries. 501 Chief Ciaccia had command.
Botsford was dispatched as the second due company to Sandy Hook for a garage fire on Grace Moore road. Sandy Hook engine 443 was first on scene and reported a detached garage fully involved within 25 feet of the residence. Engine 551 and Tanker 559 responded. Engine 443 knocked down the fire and Sandy Hook truck 440 went to the roof to check for extension and damage. 559 Supplied water to the first in engine. 401 Chief Halstead had command.The fire was knocked down with minimal damage. The fire is under investigation.
Botsford and Sandy Hook where dispatched to an extrication on Toddy Hill road. The car slid on ice and impacted a telephone pole. Extrication took approx. 55 minutes with severe leg injuries to the occupant.
Botsford was dispatched to an MVA with injuries on Botsford Hill road. On arrival units reported a jeep that had rolled over in a series of S turns. units were unable to revive the driver.