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Rescue MVA on Troy Rd on 8/25/2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Approximately 5:00 PM
SWFD, South Windsor Police Department and Ambulance Service of Manchester are on scene of a single-car motor vehicle accident on Troy Road. Extrication was required, and the engine was located in the woods approximately 140 feet from the initial point of impact with a tree. Two patients were transported to the hospital with multiple injuries.
The road is closed while crews clean up fluids from the vehicle and the Police Department investigates the crash.

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Car Fire on 8/22/2022

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This evening, Monday, August 22, 2022 just after 7pm. SWFD responded to a vehicle fire. Initially reported as West Bound on I-291 between exit 4 - (Rt 5) and the Bissell Bridge. Determined to actually be East Bound prior exit 4.
SWFD E3, E4, and Car 10 with support from Windsor Volunteer Fire Department - CT extinguished fire. No injuries. Traffic was limited for a very short time until both lanes open and vehicle removed.

Rescue Hazardous Materials on Brookfield on 8/12/2022

Earlier this afternoon the SWFD responded to 90 Brookfield Street to assist Environmental Services, Inc. with an isolated potential hazardous materials incident.
In the front of a 53’ trailer were six (6) 55 gallon drums that were filled with an uncertain liquid that was causing the drums to expand.
As precautions, the SWFD stood by with crews as well as a tanker from The Ellington Volunteer Fire Department (CT).
Representatives from DEEP and the Regional Haz Mat team responsed to assist.
Also in support on scene was South Windsor Police Department and Ambulance Service of Manchester with station coverage provided by both Manchester Fire Department 8th District and Broad Brook Fire Department.
Ultimately, technicians from ESI entered the trailer and mitigated the situation with the drums.
At no time was any evacuation needed and there was never a hazard to the public.

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Evergreen Walk Fire Extinguished by Sprinkler System 6/2/2022

On June 2 at approximately 8:10 AM the SWFD responded to an activated fire alarm at a business in Evergreen Walk. While en route, dispatch radioed Car 19 and advised there was a 911 call from the business reporting a fire in the building and the sprinkler system had activated.
FM1, who was nearby when the call came in, and Car 19 arrived on scene within minutes and found a fire extinguished by the sprinkler system in a storage area. E6 arrived on scene, checked for extension, and overhauled the area. T1 and R5 also responded.
There was no extension to the rest of the building and there were no injuries. The Healh Depertment is on scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office.

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Fire Abbe Rd Ext Shed on 5/23/2022

Monday, May 23, 2022 - Fires
• Yesterday, at approximately 1:17 PM, firefighters were dispatched to the 400 block of Abbe Road Extension for a reported shed on fire. On arrival, the fire department confirmed an approximately 20’x30’ shed was well involved in fire.
Engine 6, Engine 3, and Engine 4 responded, and quickly extinguished the fire. There was no extension to any other structures, and spread was limited to a small area of brush. There were no injuries, and the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
• Later in the day, at approximately 5:50 PM, the SWFD was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Watson Farm Drive. The first South Windsor Police Officer on scene made entry into the building and using a dry chemical extinguisher, extinguished an active stovetop fire. The fire department arrived on scene shortly after, isolated the stove, checked for extension, performed a brief overhaul, and ventilated the residence.
The resident was not home during the fire, and there were no injuries.

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