Call history
Fire at 54 Charter Ridge Drive
Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Sandy Hook and Botsford Fire firefighters were dispatched to an appliance fire just before 2:30 pm on a snowy Saturday afternoon. While en route to the scene a town public works employee plowing in the area came over the radio and advised that smoke was showing from the upstairs window of the dwelling.

Sandy Hook Assistant Chief Anthony Capozziello arrived on scene confirmed a structure fire and assumed command. Engineer Steve Stohl backed the Quint up the driveway and a 2 1/2" line was pulled to the front door of the residence and up the stairs to the second floor bathroom where the dryer was on fire.

Engine 441 was next on scene and dropped the 5" line up the driveway. The fire was knocked down very quickly. The attic was checked for extension and the house was vented.

The second floor sustained smoke and water damage. Less than 500 gallons of water was used.

Newtown Hook & Ladder, Hawleyville FD, Dodgingtown FD, Stevenson FD, Monroe FD and Southbury were also called in for assistance (tankers, RIT and covering stations).

Fire at 54 Charter Ridge Drive
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched at 19:23 to the Exit 11 offramp for a reported car fire.Second Engineer Bruce Clark was first on the scene and confirmed a fully engulfed vehicle at the end of the ramp, just in from Wasserman Way.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a paramedic were dispatched at 06:17 to I-84 East between the Exit 11 ramps for a 3-vehicle crash with possible extrication.Chief Capozziello arrived first on scene and confirmed a collision between a tractor-trailer truck, passenger vehicle, and...
Friday, November 11th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a medic were dispatched to Berkshire Road near Zoar Road at 21:01 for a reported one-vehicle rollover with possible extrication in heavy rain. Dispatch was in contact with the female driver of the vehicle, who told them she was unable to get out ...
Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 15:17 to Berkshire Road in the area of Holly Lane for a reported 3-vehicle crash with possible injuries. Chief Capozziello was first on the scene, and confirmed three vehicles had collided.
Sunday, November 6th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Ambulance were dispatched at 20:38 to Wasserman Way near the Exit 11 ramps for a reported two-vehicle head-on collision with injuries. NVAC Chief Ryan Horn was first on scene and called for a second ambulance to be toned.Chief Capozziello arrived shortly thereafter and ass...
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Sandy Hook VFR was dispatched to Botsford’s district at 07:28 Halloween morning for a reported oil tanker rollover in the area of 82 New Lebbon Road.The 41-year-old male driver of the truck, a 2002 International 400 Series 4400 oil tanker, lost control of the vehicle while traveling on New Leb...
Monday, October 24th, 2022
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Sandy Hook VFR and Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched at 21:05 to the area of Schoolhouse Hill Road and Evergreen Road for a reported one-vehicle crash with injuries.First responders were told the vehicle was partially off the road, with heavy front end damage.
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Sandy Hook VFR, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and a medic were dispatched at 20:27 to Berkshire Road near Zoar Road for a reported 5-vehicle crash with injuries.NVAC Chief Ryan Horn confirmed the crash, and reported one person with neck pain.
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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...

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