• water rescue Jan 3

    Man Rescued From Water in Middlefield After Engaging Police in Two Separate Pursuits

    A man was rescued from the water in Middlefield after engaging police in two different pursuits on Sunday. Police said the first incident happened at approximately 12:17 p.m. in the area of Main Street in Durham. Troopers responded to the area for a report of an active disturbance, they said. Officials said they were able to identify 29-year-old Stephan Santoro,…

  • water rescue Dec 22, 2020

    Crews Rescue Woman in Water in Coventry

    Fire crews rescued a woman who was in the water at Coventry Lake Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Around 2 p.m., a caller told police that a woman had been in the water at the lake in the Lisicke Beach area on Main Street for at least 15 minutes. Responding crews saw the woman about 100 feet off the shoreline. Fire…

  • easton Dec 19, 2020

    Easton Police Officer Rescues Man, Dog Who Fell Through Ice

    An Easton police officer is being credited with saving a man and his dog after both fell through ice into a pond on Friday night. Authorities said the officer was on routine patrol at Helen Keller Middle School on Route 59 when he was flagged down by a citizen who told him his dog fell through the ice at Keller…

  • Milford Oct 18, 2020

    Kayakers Help Rescue Two Swimmers in Milford

    Two swimmers in distress were rescued by nearby kayakers near Silver Sands State Park in Milford Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials. The rescue happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. on the Charles Island Sand Bar. Crews said they received a call from a father who said his two children who were swimming were in need of assistance. The two 20-year-old…

  • westport Aug 22, 2020

    Police Rescue Unresponsive Man Off Westport Beach

    Crews said they responded to a report of an unresponsive man in the water in Westport Saturday afternoon. The incident happened at approximately 1:35 p.m. in the waters off of Cockenoe Island. Police said an unresponsive man was apparently suffering from some type of medical episode while swimming when they found him. Crews said they responded to an alert on…

  • Norwalk Aug 14, 2020

    Boat Catches Fire, Explodes in Norwalk Harbor

    A boat with six people on board caught fire and exploded in Norwalk Thursday evening. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. in Norwalk Harbor. Crews said the boat was experiencing engine trouble. The owner of the boat told crews the boat was running rough so he was turning around to come back in when the boat exploded. The boat…

  • tropical storm isaias Aug 5, 2020

    Car Plugs Up Drain That Sucked in 3 People During Isaias Flood Rescue

    Firefighters rescued a total of eight people from the parking lot and several more were evacuated from two business that were surrounded by floodwaters.

  • seymour Aug 1, 2020

    2 Dead After Car Goes Into Housatonic River in Seymour

    Two people are dead after a car ended up in the Housatonic River in Seymour Friday afternoon.

  • Waterbury Jul 29, 2020

    2 Dead After Being Pulled From the East Mountain Reservoir in Waterbury

    A teenage boy and a man have died after being pulled from the water by rescue crews at the East Mountain Reservoir on the Waterbury-Prospect line Tuesday. Waterbury police said the two victims, a 17-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man, were floating on an air mattress which capsized, sending them into the water. They were with a group of other…

  • Waterbury Jul 29, 2020

    2 Dead After Being Pulled From East Mountain Reservoir in Waterbury

    Police said the victims are 17 and 23 years old.

  • east lyme Jul 26, 2020

    2 Thrown From Boat, Rescued in East Lyme

    Two people were thrown off their boat while it was still in motion in East Lyme Sunday evening. Police said they responded to a boating incident that occurred in Niantic Bay off Black Point Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. The two people were picked up by jet skiers in the area, police said. Police, fire and marine units responded to…

  • Westbrook Jul 11, 2020

    Man Rescued After Being Stranded on Island in Westbrook

    Crews say they rescued a man who was stranded on an island in Westbrook after severe wind broke his board while windsurfing. Crews said they initially responded to a call for an overdue windsurfer off of Westbrook Beach on Seaside Avenue. The man swam a great distance to shore with his broken board, crews said. He was later found on…

  • water rescue Jun 24, 2020

    Video Shows Police Rescue Man From Swift Current in Guilford

    Guilford police rescued a man who fell into the water while crabbing and was almost swept away into a sluice pipe on Leetes Island Road early Wednesday morning. Police said officers responded to a 911 call from the man’s wife, who has holding onto him to prevent him from being swept away by the strong current and into the pipe,…

  • Guilford Jun 24, 2020

    Guilford Water Rescue

    Guilford police rescued a man who fell into the water while crabbing and was almost swept away into a sluice pipe on Leetes Island Road early Wednesday morning.

  • west haven Jun 22, 2020

    Police Rescue Man From Water in West Haven

    Police rescued a man from the water in West Haven Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at approximately 12:56 p.m. at the Bradley Point Shore Area. Crews said they received several 911 calls about a person in distress, which they say turned out to be a person in the water struggling to stay afloat. Crews at the scene said it was…

  • west haven Jun 22, 2020

    Police Rescue Man From Water in West Haven

    Police rescued a man from the water in West Haven Sunday afternoon.

  • sherman Jun 11, 2020

    Search Continues for 2 Men Missing in Housatonic River

    Emergency crews will continue the search for two men missing after swimming in the Housatonic River in New Milford. The search for the two began Wednesday afternoon and is said to resume this morning at 8 a.m., according to police. New Milford police said the men, who are from the Bronx, were part of a group picnicking in a recreational…

  • sherman Jun 11, 2020

    Crews Search for 2 Men Missing in Housatonic River

    Emergency crews are searching for two men missing in the Housatonic River in New Milford Wednesday. Police on scene told News 12 CT said two men in their 20s are missing after trying to swim in the river. New Milford police said the men, who are from the Bronx, were part of a group picnicking in a recreational area off…

  • Milford Jun 6, 2020

    Crews Rescue Two Fishermen in Milford

    Crews rescued two fishermen who were swept off a sandbar in Milford Friday night following dangerous weather conditions. Crews believe extreme fog conditions and poor visibility, along with the full moon resulted in a stronger tide and current than normal. Milford Fire said the fishermen were rescued off the sandbar of Charles Island. One man was found treading water after…

  • New London Mar 18, 2020

    Firefighters Rescue Man From Water at New London Marina

    Firefighters rescued a man who was in the water at a marina in New London early Wednesday morning. Crews were called to the Thamesport Marina on Pequot Avenue around 1:45 a.m. after getting a report of a cold-water rescue incident. When firefighters arrived, they said they found a man in the water screaming for help. They said he was clinging…

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