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Nov 19, 2019
Press Release November 19, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to 5 car motor vehicle accident at 4 pm, Tuesday afternoon. The chain reaction accident closed, both northbound lanes for an hour, while firefighters worked to extricate 2 occupants from their vehicle.
Nov 03, 2019
At 2045 hrs. this evening the Norwalk fire Department responded to a reported structure fire, upon arrival fire department units found a raised ranch home with the fire through the roof from the front door to the right side of the building where the living room dining room and kitchen was located, along with the roof burning over the bedrooms the fire was extending up into the hallway and into the bedrooms. Fire attack commenced using ground ladders and 3 inch and three-quarter attack lines. Initial crews made entry through the garage up the stairs to the first level and were able to perform a primary search before concerns of collapsing roof structure caused evacuation of the building to be ordered. The fire attack attacked at that point became defensive from outside the structure until the fire was knocked down sufficiently for entry to be made. Extinguishment was completed and overall commenced. Secondary searches were completed with the structure confirmed to be vacant. The Fire marshal was on scene to commence the investigation. Notification of the Connecticut State Police Fire Investigation Unit was made and also arrived to investigate. There were no fire personnel injuries with one occupant displaced. Fire suppression activities utilized approximate 35 firefighters and two Chiefs vehicles, a rescue company, 4 engine companies, 2 ladder companies, and mutual aid tankers from New Canaan and Darien. The fire investigation continues at this time.
Oct 01, 2019
Press Release October 1, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a reported lawn mower fire in a garage, at 4 Bayberry Lane, at 3:46pm Tuesday afternoon. When firefighters arrived the 2 car garage below the ranch style house, was fully involved in fire and extending up the side of the home.
Sep 22, 2019
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release Norwalk Fire responded to a house fire at 13 Grove st. time 1851 hrs. The fire started in the basement and extended to the first floor, the first company in were met with heavy fire at the front door. There was extensive fire damage to the first floor and smoke damage to the second and third floor. All occupants escaped with no injuries.
Sep 21, 2019
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release September 21, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to construction accident, at 8:30 am Saturday morning in which a worker was injured in a fall, requiring a high angle rescue.
Aug 19, 2019
Press Release August 19, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a reported lightning strike to a home, at 1 Richlee Road, Monday at 4:50 pm. While responding, the call was upgraded to a working structure fire, with the occupant leaving the home with his 2 dogs.
Jul 17, 2019
Press Release July 17, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to small fire in the basement of a commercial building at 20 Broad Street, at 3:30 am, Thursday morning.  The fire was quickly extinguished, but a moderate smoke condition filled the 2 story commercial building that housed several businesses. Firefighters were on scene till 5:00 am, ventilating the building.
Jun 06, 2019
Norwalk Fire Department Press Release Norwalk Fire responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment on 59 Winfield st. The car coming south bound at a high rate of speed went off the road through several trees, then landing on top of a pickup truck in the driveway next to the house smashing the window of the home.
May 26, 2019
In the past week or so, small fires around the city have been keeping members of Local 830 busy. 3 Ivy Place - Plt 4 - 5/17/19 - Members were dispatched to a possible fire inside of an oven.  Upon arrival, companies saw a light smoke coming from an egress door on the B-Side of a 1.5 Story Mulitiple-Family Dwelling.
May 23, 2019
At 11:22 PM on Wednesday, May 23, members of Local 830 were dispatched to a single-family dwelling with reports of a bedroom on fire at 15 Cutrone Rd.  
Apr 21, 2019
At 9:57 AM, Norwalk Professional Firefighters were called to reports of a structure fire at a multi-family residence located at 18 Soundview Avenue.  Upon arrival crews found heavy fire on the third floor.  Due to high heat, the first due engine had difficulty stretching the first line.  Eventually two lines were stretched and operated.
Mar 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a reported chimney fire at the Rowayton Woods Condominiums, off Highland Avenue, at 4:20pm. Upon arrival of fire companies, heavy fire had already penetrated through the roof of unit 123 Rowayton Woods Drive.
Mar 02, 2019
At 11:56 on March 2nd, 2019, Norwalk Fire Professional Firefighters responded to a house fire at 34 Kossuth st. On arrival the three-story, three-family home had fire showing on the second and third floor.  All 10 occupants managed to get out in time. There were no reported injuries, However the house was gutted and is posted unfit for occupancy.
Jan 30, 2019
On January, 30th 2019, members of Local 830 responded to reports of a rollover in the Department of Motor Vehicles parking lot.  Upon arrival, Engine 1 found a pickup truck on it's side in the parking lot with a patient trapped inside, needing extrication.  After Rescue Co.
Jan 09, 2019
Members of Local 830 were called to Calf Pasture Beach and Cove Marina within an hour of each other on Monday, January 7th for a structure and boat fire.


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