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8/24/2020 New Canaan Ave Substation Fire
Updated On: Sep 14, 2020

Norwalk Fire Department

Press Release

August 24, 2020

The Norwalk Fire Department responded to an electrical fire at the New Cannan Avenue power sub-station, at 7:36pm, Monday evening. Upon the fire departments arrival heavy fire was visible from an elevated switch gear cabinet, that controls a 13,800 volt transmission line. Eversource technicians were on scene immediately to start the process of shutting down the adjacent gear switches, so the firefighters could safely operate and extinguish the fire.

Firefighters initially used dry chemical extinguishers to knock down the fire, then a CO2 extinguisher to cool the equipment. Once the fire was extinguished Eversourse employees then started to restore the power, that was shut down for firefighting. 2 Engines, a Truck and Command Car responded to the scene.

Firefighters cleared the scene by 8:30pm.

Note: NC sub-site picture was contributed by Nancy on Norwalk. The 2 other pictures are from Norwalk Fire.

Deputy Chief Edward Prescott

121 Connecticut Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06851


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