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Thu. Oct 29th 2015
BOYD ST. STRUCTURE FIRE

DESPITE THE WINDY CONDITIONS,FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED A HOUSE FIRE THAT WAS DISPATCHED AT 5 AM.

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Winsted firefighters were requested for mutual aid to assist the City of Torrington at a 2 alarm structure fire on Lake Stree...

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Serious MV Accident

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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Winsted Fire Department
27 Elm Street
Winsted, CT 06098
Non-Emergency: 860-379-5155
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Firefighters drill in Vent, Enter, Search methods
Mon. Jul 30th 2012

On Monday, July 30, 2012 the members of the Winsted Fire Department praticed the Vent, Enter, Serch (VES) method of a quick entry into a structure to search for viable victims. Personnel practiced the use of a roof ladder to clean out a window and sash assembly, positioning a hook and haligan bar on the ladder, and climbing and entering a structure for a quick search of a room for occupants.

 

 

Fiefighter climb ladder and use a hook to remove obstructions before checking floor for stability
Firefighters exit second floor window onto porch while exiting building
Firefighter prepare to exit roof with use of ladder