Call history
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Sandy Hook VFR had two crashes involving tractor-trailer trucks during the early morning of August 19. Both were on I-84, but in different directions and on opposite ends of the 3+ miles of the highway within Sandy Hook's coverage area.The drivers of both trucks were uninjured.In the first incid...
Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a paramedic, and Connecticut State Police troopers were dispatched at 16:15 to a two-vehicle crash on I-84 East.First responders were told that the vehicles were in the high speed lane.
Sunday, June 20th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were all dispatched to I-84 West between Exit 11 and Exit 10 at 15:43 Sunday, June 20, for a reported two-vehicle crash with injuries.While en route, first responders were told that CSP troopers had located the crash, which was betwee...
Sunday, May 30th, 2021
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Less than 12 hours after responding to a rollover on I-84 East, Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched to the highway for a similar incident.Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were dispatched at 04:02 Sunday, May 30, this time to just west of the Rochambeau Bridge/Southbury-San...
Saturday, May 29th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance and a paramedic were dispatched to I-84 East at 17:44 for a reported motor vehicle rollover around Exit 11.While en route to the scene, first responders were told that CSP had located the vehicle between the off and onramps of Exit 11.
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Ambulance and a paramedic were dispatched to I-84 West at 16:49 for a reported multi-vehicle crash with injuries suspected. As first responders were en route it was determined that the crash was further west than reported.
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 11:22 to the area of Berkshire Road/State Route 34 at Zoar Road for a four-vehicle crash with injuries.An ambulance corps member arriving first on scene reported a “heavy debris field.”SHVFR Captain Rob Sibley took c...
Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR and Hook & Ladder Fire Company were dispatched at 17:06 for a reported mower and brush fire within Sandy Hook’s district.Sandy Hook Chief Bill Halstead was first on scene, and confirmed the fire.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a Nuvance ambulance crew, two paramedics, and CT State Police troopers all responded to the area of I-84 East between Exits 10 and 11 Saturday afternoon after local dispatch received multiple calls for a two-vehicle crash with heavy damage.Sandy Hoo...
Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
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Lightning Strike Damages Bradley Lane Home (Wednesday, April 21) Sandy Hook VFR and additional fire companies were dispatched to a home on Bradley Lane at 15:29 Wednesday afternoon after a reported lightning strike sparked a fire.The one person inside the house when the fire started was able to exit...
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Sandy Hook VFR and Hook & Ladder were dispatched at 07:16 Tuesday to I-84 East in the area of the Rochambeau Bridge for a reported tractor-trailer rollover with a fuel spill. CSP notified dispatch that the driver of the truck was out of the truck, uninjured.
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 06:53 to the area of 89 Riverside Road for a reported car vs utility pole, no injuries.Rescue 444 and Engine 441 responded with crews.While en route, firefighters were informed that a vehicle had hit and snapped a pole with a transformer on it.
Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched, along with all four additional Newtown companies, at 12:57 to a structure fire in Newtown Hook & Ladder’s district following multiple calls for a garage fire.Hook & Ladder Chief Chris Ward had command of the scene, at 9 King Street.
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Sandy Hook VFR was toned for a call in Botsford's district at 16:07 Monday, when a neighbor contacted dispatch to report a possible structure fire.The caller reported a corner of a single-story ranch home on Botsford Hill Road was on fire.
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Sandy Hook VFR was part of a multi-agency effort to put out a brush fire in the southwest section of Southbury on Friday. Reportedly more than 100 firefighters responded to the scene. Sandy Hook was dispatched at 13:16 to 620 River Road in Southbury, where Southbury firefighters were already fighti...
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Newtown Police were all dispatched to Berkshire Road near Old Mill Road at 10:03 wadnesday for a reported 2-car MVA with airbag deployment.As those first responders were en route, a Hook & Ladder firefighter who had been in the immediate vici...
Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 13:45, with Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, to a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of Berkshire Road at Toddy Hill Road. Newtown Police were seeking an evaluation following a rollover.Second Assistant Chief Andy Ryan was first on the scene for SHVFR, and re...
Friday, February 12th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Hook & Ladder were dispatched at 15:05 Friday to a home with Pootatuck Park. A female in a home on Totem Trail called dispatch when she thought she had a chimney fire after using a creosote removing log.
Thursday, February 11th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance were dispatched at 11:32 Thursday morning for a two-vehicle crash on Toddy Hill Road near Turnberry Lane. Second Assistant Chief Andy Ryan, who arrived first and took command of the scene.
Sunday, February 7th, 2021
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Hook & Ladder were dispatched to a home on Crown View Drive at 08:19 Sunday morning for a possible chimney fire. Firefighters were alerted that the home was evacuated, and the homeowner was reporting smoke inside the home.Firefighter Tom Ryer was first on the scene, an...

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