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On Saturday, April 30, 2011 at approximately 11:55 pm, the Winsted Fire Department responded to a report of a serious injury ...

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Building Fire

On Tuesday, August 03, 2010 at about 11:00 pm the Winsted Fire Department received a report of heavy smoke coming from an aba...

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Winsted, CT 06098
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25 entries the in Call History
Sat. Aug 6th 2011
Winsted firefighters were requested for mutual aid to assist the City of Torrington at a 2 alarm structure fire on Lake Street. Winsted firefighters were requested to provide a Rapid Intervention Team at the incident. Firefighters responded with Engine 2 and Tactical Unit 8 with a full crew in each...
Sat. Apr 30th 2011
On Saturday, April 30, 2011 at approximately 11:55 pm, the Winsted Fire Department responded to a report of a serious injury motor vehicle accident on Rowley Street. Follow up reports indicated persons pinned in the vehicles, requiring extrication. Upon the arrival of the first units, two vehicles ...
Tue. Aug 3rd 2010
On Tuesday, August 03, 2010 at about 11:00 pm the Winsted Fire Department received a report of heavy smoke coming from an abandoned factory building at the corner of Lake Street and East Lake Street. Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3 and Tower 1 responded to the scene. On the arrival of the first fire u...
Mon. Jun 28th 2010
On June 28, 2010 at approximately 2130 hours, the Winsted Fire Department was detailed to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8. On arrival, units found one victim trapped within the vehicle. Extrication with the use of hydraulic tools was conducted. After a short time the occupant was freed from the...
Sat. May 1st 2010
On May 01 at 1911 hours, firefighters were dispatched to a report of a smoke alarm sounding on the 3rd floor of 150 Oak Street. Subsequent calls reported smoke showing from the windows of the structure. On arrival of D/C Mongeau, he reported smoke showing from the 3rd floor of a 3 story wood frame ...
Sat. Apr 3rd 2010
Saturday, April 03 proved to be a busy day for firefighters. Beginning with a motor vehicle accident and ending with an open burn that was first reported as a possible building on fire, firefighters responded from call to call for several hours. Photos show firefighters removing 3 feet of water fro...
Thu. Mar 25th 2010
Numerous area Departments met to dicuss and have a tabletop exercise in preparation for a Hazardous Materials practice scheduled for May 23, 2010. A review of the scene operations, Incident Command structure and expectations and duties of attending personnel was discussed. The drill is expected to...
Tue. Feb 23rd 2010
On February 22 at 8:00 pm the Winsted Fire Department responded to a Chimney Fire at a single family home on Oak Street. Upon arrival of D/C Mongeau, an active Chimney Fire was observed in a 2 1/2 story wood frame residential structure. D/C Mongeau assumed Incident Command and assigned arriving D/C ...
Mon. Feb 1st 2010
Over the past several days the Winsted Fire Department has provided mutual aid to to surrounding towns as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT). On January 28 at 1044 hours the RIT Team responded to 33 Satans Kingdom Road for a reported structure fire. On Saturday, January 30 at 1315 hours, the Departm...
Fri. Jan 15th 2010
The Winsted Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in the building at 39 South Main Street on January 15, 2009 at 0221 hours. On arrival, crews reports moderate smoke showing and fire on all 3 floors inside the 3 story wood frame occupied structure. Interior crews began aggressive interior ...
Sun. Dec 27th 2009
The Winsted Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a building at 145 Prospect Street at approximately 1611 hours. On arrival of the first responding units, smoke was observed coming from the windows and eaves of the two story, wood frame residential home. First initial reports i...
Sat. Aug 22nd 2009
Winsted firefighters were detailed to a reported kitchen fire at 55 Overlook Road. On arrival of Deputy Chief Mongeau, smoke was visible coming from the rear of a 2 story wood frame residential structure. Chief Mongeau requested a full alarm assignment of 3 Engines, the Tower Ladder and the Rescue t...
Mon. Aug 10th 2009
The Winsted Fire Department provided mutual aid to the City of Torrington today for a structure fire in the old Stone Container factory complex. The request for assistance came shortly after 5 am when Torrington firefighters were detailed to a reported structure fire at the complex. Upon leaving th...
Tue. Apr 28th 2009
The Winsted Fire Department was dispatched to a reported brush fire shortly after 3:00 pm on Marshal Street. On arrival of Engine 5, a large fire, fanned by high winds, was found advancing up a wooded hillside. Due to lack of hydrants or a static water supply, additional apparatus was requested. The...
Sun. Apr 26th 2009
Winsted Firefighters assisted firefighters from the Town of Barkhamsted at a report of a fire in an RV motor home in the parking area of Tractor Supply. On arrival, Winsted units found a motor home fully involved in fire. A 1 3/4" line was stretched and the fire was extinguished quickly. Pleas...
Tue. Mar 24th 2009
Engine 2, Rescue 7 and Tower 1 responded to the City of Torrington for a structure fire in a 3 story apartment building on Main Street. Winsted firefighters assisted with some overhaul activities and ladder pipe operations, as well as providing a RIT team. The fire, which was reported as a stove fi...
Sun. Jan 4th 2009
Winsted Fire responded to the Town of Norfolk for a structure fire. Winsted provided a RIT Team with Rescue 7, Engine 1 and Engine 3, as well as command staff.
Wed. Oct 22nd 2008
A report was received by passing police on patrol of a garage fire on Case Avenue. First arriving units reported a 3 bay one story wood frame garage with heavy smoke pushing from the building. Initial attack line firefighters reported heavy fire within the garage. Two hand lines were stretched, and...
Sun. Oct 19th 2008
On Saturday, October 18, 2008 at approx. 0044 hours a report was received of a building fire with people trapped. First arriving apparatus found a 3 story multi-unit apartment building with heavy smoke showing from all windows and doors. Police officers reported some occupants unaccounted for, and ...
Fri. Sep 12th 2008
A report was received of a car fire, just past midnight, on Strong Terrace. First arriving apparatus found a vehicle with its passenger compartment fully involved in fire. At this time the incident is under investigation by the Fire Marshal's Office.
Sat. Aug 30th 2008
E-1 and E-4 responded to a report of water leaking through the ceiling and into a light fixture on Elm Street
Sun. Aug 3rd 2008
On Sunday, August 03, 2008 at 0325 hrs, Dispatch reported a structure fire at the Whitting Mills Apartments on Whitting Street. First arriving police officers reported fire showing from the first floor. A full structural response of 4 Engines and the Tower Ladder responded and found a small fire in ...
Mon. Jul 14th 2008
Every Monday evening, the members of the Winsted Fire Department conduct drill. Company Officers for each engine or truck are responsible to plan their weekly drill. The photos for July 14, 2008 show Engine 1, Engine 2 and Tower 1 flowing water thru master streams, deck guns and ground monitors. E...
Sun. Jul 6th 2008
A mock crash involving intoxicated teens was conducted at the Gilbert High School on Thursday, May 29, 2008. This event was held to teach the senior class the tragic results of drinking while driving. The senior class was able to observe Fire personnel extricate several students from the vehicle, an...
Sun. Jun 29th 2008
Winsted Firefighters were dispatched on the evening of June 29, 2008 to a report of a subject who had fallen into a ravine, next to the Mad River, off of North Main Street. First arriving units found a male subject with possible leg fractures laying in a ravine, approximately 75 feet down off o...
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