West Haven, CT 410 Court St. roof fire;
12/01/18 West Haven, CT – Firefighters were called to 410 Court St for a reported structure fire. Companies found fire emanating from the roof of a commercial building. The truck took the roof to find roofing materials burning. One line was stretched for a quick knock down with minor extension to the interior of the building.
West Haven 2nd alarm dwelling fire 96 Richards St.
09/15/18 West Haven, CT – West Haven firefighters responded to 96 Richards St for an occupied dwelling fire. Upon arrival they found a one and a half story, wood frame, with heavy smoke showing. Occupants were advising them that a blind man was trapped in the basement. A second alarm was transmitted as companies went to work. Five lines were stretched and operated as trucks opened up and conducted primary searches. One male victim was found in the basement and removed to the hospital in grave condition. The fire extended to the 1st floor before being brought under control in about forty five minutes. The cause of the fire is unknown and being investigated by the state and local fire marshal. Several firefighters were treated for minor injuries and released.
03/27/16 West Haven, CT – A quiet Easter morning quickly turned chaotic as West Haven Firefighters were alerted to a fire in an occupied apartment building. Firefighters were afforded a quick response due to the firehouse being two blocks away. Members arrived to find a top floor apartment fire in a large, three-story, ordinary. Three hand lines were stretched via the interior stairwell to rapidly extinguish the blaze. Primary and secondary searches proved negative and trucks overhauled to bring the fire under control. No one was hurt in the blaze and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the marshal’s office. Most of the residents were allowed back into the building after the fire was out.
West Haven next to 212 Main St. Structure Fire
11/13/15 West Haven, CT – West Haven firefighters responded to an address next to 212 Main St for a structure fire. Upon arrival of first due companies, fire was seen on the roof. Three lines were stretched, one operated as truck opened up to confine the fire to the area of origin. The home was occupied at the time of the fire, and there were no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
07/30/15 West Haven, CT – Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a kitchen fire around seven thirty Thursday evening at 18 North Street. First arriving companies found smoke showing from a two-story, wood-frame dwelling. Multiple lines were stretched along with topside ventilation as the fire quickly spread to the second floor. All searches proved negative and the fire was brought under control in about a half hour. One firefighter was treated at the scene for exhaustion.