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2014 – A Year In Review

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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