Orange 2nd alarm 612 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
12/18/19 Orange, CT - Orange firefighters arrived to find a well involved, occupied private dwelling. Mutual aid was requested for manpower from West Haven and Woodbridge at the scene. Companies went in service with two and a half hand lines. West Haven placed Truck 1's aerial in service to assist in darkening down the fire. Companies had to battle frigid temperatures, icy road conditions and lack of water to finally bring the fire under control about two hours later. One occupant escaped the blaze prior to the fire department's arrival. One firefighter from Orange was evaluated on the scene. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire marshal's office.Read More