Posts Tagged ‘ Fire ’

Fire Report for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 28 incidents from Monday, May 9 and Sunday, May 15: Monday, May 9 7:58:43 a.m., 384 Hobart St., HazMat release investigation 11:00:24 p.m., 100 Victoria Dr., Alarm system activation Tuesday, May 10 8:14:00 a.m., 19 Eden Ave., Assist police or other government entity 6:32:33 a.m., 116 Ferncliff Dr.,…

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Fire Report for the May 20 edition

May 18, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 28 incidents between Monday, May 2 and Monday, May 9: Monday, May 2 12:31:05 a.m., 141 Old Turnpike Rd., HazMat release investigation 3:07:14 a.m., 2279 Mount Vernon Rd./ Lincoln, Smoke detector activation 1:33:14 p.m., West St. and Executive Blvd., Motor Vehicle Accident 5:46:12 p.m., 400 Executive Blvd. South,…

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CERT training at Mt. Southington on May 14

May 14, 2016
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Southington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
www.southington.org/content/17218/18270/default.aspx

On Saturday May 14, the Southington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), along with members of the Bristol CERT, will be conducting search and rescue drills at Mount Southington. The drills will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. Members will be searching for a simulated ‘missing victim’ on Mount Southington’s property. They will access the…

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Accident on I-84 is creating backups on Queen Street

July 28, 2015
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I-84 (Web)

The Southington Fire Department is on the scene at a serious motor vehicle accident on I-84 east bound prior to the Queen Street exit. Reports indicate that two passengers are heavily trapped, and fire companies will be extricating for some time. Drivers should expect delays.

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Commentary: Know the nearest exit; it could save your life

July 18, 2015
By
Glenn Dube, Southington fire fighter

It’s been 71 years. 7 decades since thousands of men, women, and children converged on Barbour Street in Hartford to enjoy the circus on July 6, 1944. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus was America’s largest, one of many that crisscrossed the nation and entertained hundreds of thousands in an era before television,…

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Local volunteer firefighter charged with early June dumpster fire

August 20, 2014
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Christopher Newman

A local volunteer firefighter was arrested for allegedly starting a dumpster fire in the Raya Clinic parking lot in early June. On Wednesday, August 20, , 24, of 146 South St., third floor, Bristol, surrendered to police after learning there was a warrant out for his arrest. According to the arrest warrant, Newman, a volunteer…

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Town, SFD sued over fatal June fire

August 6, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The family of a teen who died in fire at Summer Brook Apartments in June has filed a lawsuit against the town and the Southington Fire Department for negligence. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Kristen Milano, 19, refers to the performance of the Southington Fire Department as a failure.…

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Teenager charged in connection with Sunday’s fatal fire on Darling Street

June 24, 2014
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Eric Morelli

A Southington teenager was arrested earlier this evening in connection with Sunday’s fatal fire on Darling Street. Southington police arrested , 18, of 244 Westwood Rd., at 5 p.m. this evening. He was charged with first degree manslaughter and three counts of first degree reckless endangerment. Morelli was released after posting a $150,000 bond. He…

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Death in apartment fire ruled a homicide

June 23, 2014
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The aftermath of Sunday’s early morning fire on Darling Street is shown above. The fire, which took place at the Summer Brook Apartments, resulted in the death of a lone female. Emergency response officials are currently investigating the fire.

The death of a 19-year-old woman in an apartment fire in Southington has been ruled a homicide, the state Chief Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday. The agency determined that Kristen Milano died of smoke inhalation in Sunday’s blaze at the Summer Brook Apartments. Authorities, however, would not say why they thought Milano’s death was a…

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Man jumps out of window to escape fire

May 7, 2014
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A neighbor provided the fire department with the photo that shows the fire engulfing the home as firefighters arrived.

A Summer Ridge man is in stable condition after he jumped from a second floor window to escape a fire. On Sunday, May 4, the Southington Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 250 Summer Ridge. The as of yet unidentified man jumped out of the second floor window of unit 28 and…

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