Water Rescue

Water Rescue

November 8, 2013 Rescue
Just before 11pm companies 1 & 5 along with the Shelton Police Dive team were dispatched to the Birchbanks for an overturned canoe with 3 occupants. Company 4, Derby Fire and Seymour fire were quickly added to the assignment for boats and dive teams when it was confirmed that 2 victims were missing. 1 victim was found on shore initially and transported to the hospital. Crews deployed in the water and after about 20 minutes into the incident the remaining 2 victims were located shore side and evaluated by EMS.

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