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Evergreen Walk Fire Extinguished by Sprinkler System 6/2/2022

On June 2 at approximately 8:10 AM the SWFD responded to an activated fire alarm at a business in Evergreen Walk. While en route, dispatch radioed Car 19 and advised there was a 911 call from the business reporting a fire in the building and the sprinkler system had activated.
FM1, who was nearby when the call came in, and Car 19 arrived on scene within minutes and found a fire extinguished by the sprinkler system in a storage area. E6 arrived on scene, checked for extension, and overhauled the area. T1 and R5 also responded.
There was no extension to the rest of the building and there were no injuries. The Healh Depertment is on scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office.


Fire Abbe Rd Ext Shed on 5/23/2022

Monday, May 23, 2022 - Fires
• Yesterday, at approximately 1:17 PM, firefighters were dispatched to the 400 block of Abbe Road Extension for a reported shed on fire. On arrival, the fire department confirmed an approximately 20’x30’ shed was well involved in fire.
Engine 6, Engine 3, and Engine 4 responded, and quickly extinguished the fire. There was no extension to any other structures, and spread was limited to a small area of brush. There were no injuries, and the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
• Later in the day, at approximately 5:50 PM, the SWFD was dispatched to a possible structure fire on Watson Farm Drive. The first South Windsor Police Officer on scene made entry into the building and using a dry chemical extinguisher, extinguished an active stovetop fire. The fire department arrived on scene shortly after, isolated the stove, checked for extension, performed a brief overhaul, and ventilated the residence.
The resident was not home during the fire, and there were no injuries.



Fire Chapel Rd on 3/8/2022

Tuesday - 3/8/22 at approximately 12:10 PM
*Structure Fire and Motor Vehicle Accident*
E3, E4, E6, and T1 are currently responding to a structure fire in the 200 block of Chapel Road.
R5 is responding to an earlier reported motor vehicle accident at Chapel and Ellington Road.
Updates will be posted.
12:20 PM - Incident Commander reporting a fire on the interior and exterior of a dust collector attached to the building.
12:45 PM - Fire extinguished, under control.


Structure Fire on 2/14/2022

Thursday February 14, 2022
Structure Fire
Earlier this morning at 0914 hrs, the South Windsor Fire Department was dispatched to Kennison Court for a reported structure fire. A short time later, Car 14 arrived on scene and reported smoke showing from the number 2 floor. Car 29 arrived on scene a few seconds later and called a working fire. Engine 6’s crew provided fire attack with a single 1.75” line while Engine 4’s crew performed searches. Tower 1, Engines 2 and 3, and Rescue 5 were on scene with additional support provided by Manchester Fire Department 8th District and Manchester Fire Rescue EMS. SWFD stations were staffed by the Broad Brook Fire Department, Windsor Volunteer Fire Department - CT and Warehouse Point Fire Department. There were no injuries. Origin and cause is being investigated by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office.




Garage Fire on 1/10/2022

Monday, January 10, 2022 at 5:15 PM
Structure Fire
The SWFD was dispatched to 935 Main Street for a reported garage/barn fire. Within minutes, a FD member and a Police Officer arrived and confirmed a "working fire". Chief Cooney (Car 10) arrived shortly after and established Command. The building was a 1 1/2 story three-bay garage/barn with a 2nd floor. Fire was self-venting through the roof in the rear of the structure.
E4 arrived shortly thereafter and made initial efforts fighting the fire. E6, E3, E8, T1, and R5 crews arrived subsequently and assisted in extinguishment/overhaul. Great effort by all and no injuries. The fire is under investigation by the South Windsor Fire Marshal's Office. A thank you to the support of our Fire/Police Division, the Ambulance Service of Manchester and the Town of South Windsor Public Works.
Main Street was closed between Newberry Road and Pleasant Valley Road as the hydrant across the street was used.
Mutual Aid FDs from The Ellington Volunteer Fire Department (CT) , Broad Brook Fire Department , Manchester Fire Department 8th District and Windsor Fire covered the Town.
During the Fire, the mutual aid coverage departments and Deputy Chief Hofmann (Car 12) responded to Rt. 5 for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that was struck. Non life-threatening injuries were reported.
As units were clearing from the fire and mutual aid was released, Deputy Chief Fine (Car 15), E8, E6, and the South Windsor Police Department responded to a natural gas incident on Rye Street near the park. No residents were evacuated, but the road was closed till Eversource Gas arrived to mitigate the situation.
Thanks to the dedicated and professional members of the SWFD as well as our mutual aid partners; all incidents were handled professionally and timely.
Photo credit: Squad Fire Photos.


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