Incident Date: February 26th, 2021
Incident Time: 5:10pm
Incident Location: Rt. 8 Northbound Between 12/13
Nature of Incident: MVA
Companies 1 and 3 of the Shelton Fire Department were dispatched to Route 8 northbound between exits 12 and 13 for a single vehicle accident. Fire units responding were advised by the Shelton Fire Dispatcher that an occupant had been ejected from the vehicle and the vehicle was possibly on fire. Upon arrival of the first fire unit, it was confirmed that the occupant had been ejected and the vehicle was actively smoking, but not on fire. As Echo Hose Ambulance arrived and addition fire units, members secured the heavily damaged vehicle and potential hazards. Other members assisted EMS with patient packaging. Echo Hose EMS transported the sole occupant to a local trauma facility with serious injuries. Squad 1, Engine 2, Engine 32 Cars 5 and 6 operated under the command of Assistant Chief Joe Constantino.