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Veterans Park October 27, 2012
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Norwalk Fire Department
Press Release - October 27, 2012

Earlier at 1651 hours, the Norwalk FD was dispatched to a car in the water with occupants inside. The location was the city docks at Vets Park . Upon arrival members of Engine 3 along with Truck 2 and Car 2 entered the water and began a search of the vehicle which was completely submerged. Our members were able to find and remove two victims from the car. CPR was initiated immediately with the help of Norwalk PD units. Several eye witness accounts to where the vehicle was helped locate it quickly. Norwalk FD had eight members in the water to assist in the rescue. An off duty Stamford firefighter was also on scene in the water prior to our arrival. Norwalk PD dive team entered to water to verify no other occupants were in the car. Norwalk and Wilton EMS were on scene. Also Wilton FD dive team was called for assistance if needed. Two firefighters had cuts from broken glass. Engine 3,1 Rescue 1, Truck 2 and Car 2 responded, in total 17 fire dept. personnel were on scene.

Deputy Chief Gino Gatto
Platoon 1

 


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