Summerfield Gardens 2nd Alarm Condo Fire (Shelton, CT) 5/18/23 SHELTON, CT – At approximately 2:15pm on May 18, 2023, the Shelton Fire Department was dispatched to 31 Summerfield Gardens for a reported generator on fire. First-in companies reported a working fire going up the side of a two-story condo complex. The fire quickly extended into the structure via the eves and became difficult to find as it eluded firefighters throughout the interior walls, peaks, and attic. A 2nd alarm was called bringing in mutual aid companies from Derby and Seymour to the scene. Units from Stratford, Nichols, and Monroe provided station coverage. No residents were injured in the fire, but the inhabitants of 2 units were displaced due to damage.
Sugar Grove, IL – On Thursday, April 13, 2023 fire broke out just before 5 PM in a barn on Bliss Rd. north of I-88 within the coverage area of the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District. A MABAS Box Alarm was requested. Fire crews worked to supply water via tenders to fight the fire and protect several nearby structures. No injuries to people nor animals were reported. – Video by RADIOMAN911
video from the 2-Alarm fire in Barrington Hills, IL – March 18, 2023
Lantern Park Dr. Condo Fire (Naugatuck, CT) 3/8/23
NAUGUATUCK, CT – At approximately 9:15am on March 8, 2023, the Naugatuck Fire Department was dispatched to 145 Lantern Park Drive for a structure fire. First units on scene found heavy smoke showing from a wing of the Lantern Park Condominiums. The fire which had quite a head start on the members quickly spread throughout the attic of the structure fueled by heavy winds. In all, four units were reported to be involved and all occupants (approximately 20) made it to safety with one dog being successfully rescued. Units from the Waterbury FD and the Beacon Falls FD responded to the scene as mutual aid.
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Milwaukee (WI) firefighters extinguished a house fire early Monday (3/14/22) morning near North 21st Street & Wright Street. While a neighboring home also caught on fire, no injuries were reported at the scene.
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