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Training: Tour Harbor Chase on 3/23/2021

Thanks to the coordination efforts of the SWFD Training Division, throughout the day/evening crews had a chance to tour and pre-plan the nearly complete new Harbor Chase Assisted Living/Memory Care Facility.


Rescue MVA Rt5 Garbage Truck Rollover 3/18/2021

SWFD, along with South Windsor Police Department, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), DMV, and Environmental Services Inc. are on the scene of a large garbage truck rollover with a significant fuel leak.  The right side of the northbound lane of Route 5 was closed in the area of Chapel Road while crews clean up.  There were no injuries.



Fire in Basement on Farmstead Dr on 3/12/2021

Friday, March 12, 2021 - Structure Fire
Shortly after 11:00 PM, SWFD was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Farmstead Drive. Car 15 arrived on scene first and called a working fire with smoke showing.
Tower 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, Engine 6, Engine 8 and Rescue 5 responded to the scene along with Car 14 and Car 11. Mutual aid was called in to cover the town.
Crews fought a persistent basement fire and were able to stop the fire from extending to the first floor. As of midnight, crews are on still on scene with the fire knocked down and overhaul underway.
There are no injuries and all occupants made it out safely. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office.

Photo from BreakingNow.

Rescue Motor Vehicle Accident on I291 on 2/16/2021

SWFD along with Ambulance Service of Manchester, Manchester Fire Rescue EMS Engine 5, and Manchester Fire Department 8th District are now clearing this single-vehicle accident on 291 Eastbound, between exits 4 and 5. Two patients were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
The left lane was closed while the accident was cleared up but the highway is now open.

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Fire Mutual Aid Vernon 12/20/2020

Sunday, December 20th at approximately 11:00 AM, the SWFD responded mutual aid to the Town of Vernon for a 2nd alarm of fire on Union Street in the Rockville section. Engine 6, Tower 1, Car 15, and Car 10 responded with 14 members.
This photo was taken by a member of the Union Congregational Church (next door) prior to FD arrival.
Several rescues were made. No life-threatening injuries. Great job by the Town of Vernon Fire Department as well as all the mutual aid Departments.
South Windsor is thankful for the mutual aid relationships we have with our surrounding communities.


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