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BHC Responds to Tractor Trailer Accident

On Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 2:45 p.m., Beacon Hose responded to a report of a tractor trailer into the Naugatuck River near Exit 25 on Route 8 with an occupant still in the vehicle and the cab in the river. Engine 3, Rescue 4, BH-6, R-1 and BH-1 responded. En-route, with the information given during dispatch, BH-1 requested mutual aid assistance from Naugatuck Fire Department.

Off-duty firefighter Kevin O’Oconnell and R-1 Ambulance Coordinator Ken George were first on scene and confirmed the report of the tractor trailer off the road with an occupant inside. Unable to make patient contact a rescue plan was developed.

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