Call history
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Sandy Hook VFR was among the local fire companies to respond to a spate of brush fires in August, including one behind a private residence on Berkshire Road. Newtown Fire Marshal Rich Frampton issued a request to all local residents to be extremely careful with outdoor fires due to continued drought...
Monday, August 29th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 17:43 to I-84 East in Southbury, prior to Exit 14, to assist Southbury VFA at a motor vehicle crash with possible extrication.Sandy Hook provided mutual aid due to Southbury's rescue truck being out of service.
Saturday, August 13th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 12:33 August 13 to the Lower Paugussett State Forest after dispatch received a call for help from a hiker who had hurt an ankle while hiking.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance and Newtown Police were all dispatched at 11:35 to Berkshire Road just west of its intersection with High Rock Road for a reported three-vehicle accident with possible injuries.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were all dispatched at 13:25 to a residence after a call to dispatch reported a man was pinned by a tree that had fallen on him while he was operating a riding lawn mower.
Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and an on-call paramedic were all dispatched at 14:49 to Riverside Road near Dickinson Drive for a reported head-on, 2-vehicle crash with injuries.Deputy Chief Anthony Capozziello was first on the scene, which was approximately 200 yards west of the ...
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 16:48 to the area of I-84 East near Exit 11 for a reported 2-vehicle crash with minor injuries. Rescue 444 and a crew, including Chief Halstead, responded to the scene, which was on the shoulder of the high speed lane just past ...
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
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Sandy Hook was dispatched at 12:41 to the area of 102 Church Hill Road after reports of an odor of gas were called in to dispatch. The caller told dispatch they had had gas lines recently replaced, but had smelled gas upon opening their business that morning.Quint 440 and Brush 445 responded to the ...
Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Hook & Ladder and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched to the area of Wasserman Way near Nunnawauk Road for a reported car off the road.Hook & Ladder was initially dispatched at 16:12, when the caller was unable to identify for dispatch where they were.
Saturday, April 30th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 10:33 to Southbury, where firefighters there were battling a brush fire along South Flat Hill Road.After days of high winds and very low humidity, the region was under a Brush Fire Warning.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were all dispatched to I-84 East between Exits 10 and 11 around 1950 Monday, April 25, following a report of a 2-vehicle crash. CT State Troopers were also responding when the local responders were dispatched.Upon arrival, it was disc...
Friday, April 1st, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Hook & Ladder were dispatched at 11:53 to 84 Riverside Road for a possible chimney fire. The homeowner reportedly told dispatch there were no visible flames, but they could hear crackling and there was smoke coming from the chimney.Chief Halstead was first on scene, an...
Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 18:45 to I-84 West near the Exit 11 offramp for a reported vehicle fire. Deputy Chief Anthony Capozziello was first to arrive on the scene, and reported a fully involved fire.
Sunday, March 20th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Hook & Ladder, Botsford and Hawleyville fire companies were all dispatched at 15:54 to a home on High Rock Road. Dodgingtown was dispatched, and held at its station. Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps was also dispatched.
Monday, March 14th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 1700 for a reported rollover on Berkshire Road near its intersection with Pole Bridge Road.Second Assistant Chief Andy Ryan was first on the scene and confirmed a silver Honda sedan had rolled onto its roof.
Saturday, March 5th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance were dispatched at 0118 to the area of 43 Riverside Road for a reported motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.Deputy Chief Anthony Capozziello went direct, and reported a passenger vehicle had struck a utility pole.
Thursday, February 10th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Hook & Ladder were dispatched at 13:23 to a brush fire brush fire located between the ramps of I-84 West Exit 11. Chief Halstead was first on the scene, which he reported as one of the steep hills along the Exit 11 West onramp.
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Local and state agencies responded to and then partially closed Wasserman Way for nearly two hours on Wednesday after a driver lost control of a refrigerated box truck that went over guardrails and into the aquifer there.Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and N...
Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Hook & Ladder, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and a paramedic were dispatched at 07:35 to the area of Church Hill and Walnut Tree Hill roads for a reported three-vehicle crash with possible entrapmemt.While en route, fire and ambulance personnel were informed by dispa...
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All five of Newtown’s fire companies were dispatched to 130 Mt Pleasant Road at 09:28 Friday, January 14, after passersby contacted dispatch to report the back of the commercial building at that location was on fire.Newtown police and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps also responded to the sce...

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