|Tanker Strike team to Lebanon House fire
Feb 26, 2015 - At 09:12hrs, Taftville was dispatched as a county strike team to assist
the Lebanon FD at a house fire on Williams Crossing Rd off RT-32 by the old
mushroom farm. The county strike team consists of a numbers of tankers and support
engines from around the county to provide water for rural house fires.
|Tower-25 on Lisbon Roof Rescue
Feb 23, 2015 - At 10 am this morning, Tower-25 assisted Jewett City Ladder-156 and the Lisbon
FD with a person who fell ill on the roof of the Lisbon Home Depot and went into cardiac arrest.
CPR was 1st performed by a CSP trooper, then Lisbon FD personnel who administered a
defibrillator shock then placed the LUCAS CPR device on the patient. The patient was packaged,
loaded on to the tower ladder bucket and lowered to the ambulance stretcher. A very valiant effort
was put forth by the CSP, Lisbon FD, Jewett City-156, Taftville Tower-25, and American medic
crews. We are unsure of the outcome of this call but we send our thoughts and prayers to the victim
and their family.
|Box Truck Fire at Bob's Warehouse
Feb 21, 2015 - At 07:55hrs Taftville was dispatched in -4 degree weather to a box
truck fire in the loading dock at Bob's warehouse. Car28, ET-22,Tower25 responded
and found a box truck well involved. Extension into the building was reported but 25's
crew confirmed no extension while 22 attacked the fire. ET-21 had a mechanical
issue so an Occum engine was added to assignment. Photo by Joe Shefer
January 3, 2015 - Taftville's 1st building fire of the year came on this day At 9 pm
Taftville was dispatched to an attic fire at 10 Maennerchor Ave. Crews arrived on
scene to find an active attic fire with a report of 1 occupant still in the building. Engine
21's crews stretched to the fire room while Tower 25's crews conducted a primary
search. The occupant was found safely outside and the fire was quickly extinguished
in about 15 minutes. No injuries reported.
|Tower-25 FAST on US Foods Ammonia Leak
December 29, 2015 - On this snowy, icy morning, Tower-25 operated as a rescue
team at a Ammonia incident with Yantic and East Great Plains at US Foods.
|Trucks hits pole on Norwich Ave
November 30, 2015 -at 20:21hrs Taftville was dispatched to an auto vs pole on
Norwich Ave. Units arrived to find a pick up that hit a pole head-on. The injured were
treated and transported to the hospital, the road was closed for 2 hrs so NPU could
stabilize the pole. The pole will be replaced tomorrow.
|Car hits parked car and rolls over
November 8th, 2015 -At approximately 00:10 hours this morning the company was
dispatched to the area of 14 South B Street for a motor vehicle accident with
entrapment. Upon arrival crews found one car on its side with the driver still inside.
The patient was extricated and transported to Backus Hospital.
|Two Auto Accidents in 2 hours.
Sept 13, 2015 - At 12:22 Car 2, ET- 21, 22 and the Rescue responded to the area of
193 Canterbury Turnpike for the report of a car into a house. Units arrived and found
At 13:57 the same units responded to the area of 136 Hunters Road for a motorcycle
accident. Units found an uninjured motorcyclist on scene. Units cleared and returned
|Auto vs Pole
Aug 25, 2015 - At 16:30hrs Taftville was dispatched to Hunters Rd for a auto vs pole.
Car-28, ET-21, Res-2, ET-22 arrived to find a auto vs pole with gas leak and minor
injures. The injuries were treated and leak controlled. Road closed for 45minutes.
|Sheas Lane Garage Fire
Aug 22, 2015 - Car 20, ET-21, ET-22 & Truck 25 with M/A from Occum & Yantic
responded to 29 Shea's Ln for a reported garage fire. Upon Car 20's arrival reported
a working fire, fire was under control in 50 minutes but units were on scene for 2.5
hrs. Cause is under investigation by the Norwich FMO.