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2015 – A Year In Review

Aug
9
2015

Crews fight house fire in Gales Ferry

Gales Ferry — Multiple fire crews worked to extinguish a house fire at 29 Chapman Lane that erupted Sunday night. Ed and Terri Isenburg and their two children, Brock and Jolie, lived in the home, according to Maze Stephan, chief engineer of the Young Engineers and Robotics afterschool program that she said the children participate in. Brock is going into fourth
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Aug
6
2015

Ledyard Man Seriously Injured In Car Versus Moped Accident

A Ledyard man suffered a serious head injury when a car and moped collided on Route 117 on Thursday, state police said. Jeremy J. Traxier, 24, of 3 Hickory Drive, Ledyard, was transported by Life Star to Hartford Hospital, police said. His condition was not immediately available. The accident happened about noon on Route 117 at
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Mar
20
2015

Minivan snaps utility pole in Ledyard

Iron Street (Route 214) was closed for more than five hours Thursday after a minivan hit and snapped a utility pole, leaving the pole and wires dangling over the vehicle. The accident occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. between Spicer Hill and Route 117 and temporarily knocked out power to dozens of homes. Firefighters from Ledyard
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Mar
20
2015

Ledyard firefighters extinguish barn fire ‘the old-fashioned way’

Ten firefighters ran about 1,000 feet up an icy driveway this morning to help a homeowner put out a barn fire in a rural part of town. No one was injured and a calf in the barn, taken out by the homeowner, was being treated at the house for smoke inhalation, according to a news
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Oct
22
2014

Firefighters rescue man hurt in Lantern Hill fall

Published October 05. 2014 8:26PM, Updated October 05. 2014 8:29PM Ledyard — A young man was seriously injured late this afternoon when he fell off a cliff while hiking on Lantern Hill around 5:30 p.m. Life Star helicopter transported the hiker to Hartford Hospital.​ The man was conscious and alert by the time he was transported
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Oct
22
2014

Ledyard firefighters quickly extinguish fire at pizza restaurant

Published October 03. 2014 7:58AM, Updated October 04. 2014 12:04AM Ledyard — Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire Friday at Christo’s Pizza restaurant at 126 Gallup Hill Road. Fire Chief John Doucette said a fire alarm activation at around 2:30 a.m. sent emergency responders to the business, which is in the Pumpkin Hill Market, a small strip mall of
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