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Dumpster Compactor Fire 5/23/2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020 @ 0120 hours
SWFD on scene at FedEx Distribution Center, 40 Kennedy Road for a dumpster/compactor fire. South Windsor Police Department arrived first and disconnected power to unit and confirmed no extension into building. Incident Commander (Car 15) used two Engines for fire attack and water supply and the Rescue with cable/winch to pull dumpster away from compactor.
The cause and origin investigation conducted by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office.
Truck traffic halted for a short time while members operated in busy distribution lot. No injuries.

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Vehicle Fire At Home 5/19/2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 just after 6:00pm.

SWFD was dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 200 block of Farnham Road. The SW 9-1-1 center received numerous calls reporting the vehicle was well-involved and possibly extending to a home. The Incident Commander, Car 19, arrived and declared a working fire. Crews from E8, E6, and R5 quickly had water on the fire, limiting the damage to the home to just cosmetic, as some of the vinyl siding melted.

No injuries. The South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause and origin.

No damage to the car in the garage nor the interior of the home

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Barn Fire Main St. 5/9/2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Structure Fire
At 11:50 AM, SWFD was dispatched to a report of a barn on fire in the 300 block of Main Street. Car 14 arrived on scene first and reported a large pile of debris on fire, extending up the side of a barn.
With the 20-30mph winds, the fire extended quickly taking over most of the barn and part of a second garage next to it. Crews battled the wind-driven fire for approximately 40 minutes with multiple large hose lines. All seven South Windsor Fire apparatus responded to the scene with 40+ total firefighters.
Crews protected a nearby residence from any fire extension, and had the fire knocked down shortly before 12:30 PM. Members are still on scene as of 1:30 PM extinguishing a few hotspots and picking up equipment. A lawn mower was the only thing inside either building at the time of the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office, and there were no reported injuries.

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Fire John Fitch Blvd. 5/8/2020

Structure Fire - May 8, 2020
At 5:31 AM, SWFD was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the area of Kimberly Drive. South Windsor Police Department arrived on scene shortly after dispatch and confirmed the address as 1395 John Fitch Blvd.
The first arriving fire units located a working fire in an approximately 30’ x 50’ outbuilding in the rear lot of the property. Crews made quick work of the fire, and it was knocked down and under control in just a few minutes.
There were no injuries. South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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MVA Burnham and Rt5 5/7/2020

May 7 - 4:45 PM
Travel is currently limited through Route 5 at the Burnham Street intersection as crews assess a multi-car accident. Minor injuries reported.

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