Weston Volunteer Fire Department gives annual awards

The Weston Volunteer Fire Department honored three members for their service at the annual Fire Recognition Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 9. The Firefighter of the Year award went to Mike Zegers, while the President and Chief’s Award went to Steven Ash. A third, special award was given to Gib Shea, a 17-year-old Westonite who dedicates much of his free time to the department. The Firefighter of the Year award is given to a volunteer who has a great impact on the operations of the department. The President and Chief’s Award is given to a member who goes above and beyond … Read more

Weather Alert: Accidents on snowy roads in Weston

There were injuries involved in a two-car crash on Good Hill Road in Weston today. — Weston Volunteer Fire Dept. photo

The first snow storm of the season brought with it two motor vehicle accidents in Weston today. Weston police and fire departments are warning residents to stay off slippery snow covered roads until they are plowed. There was a two-car crash with injuries Saturday afternoon in front of 165 Good Hill Road. One person was transported to the Norwalk Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The road remained closed for a period of time. There was a single-vehicle crash on Old Redding Road near the Aspetuck Valley Country Club. According to the fire department, … Read more

Occupants and pets escape house fire in Weston

The Weston Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Saw Mill Road in Weston on Saturday  afternoon. Arriving units found heavy fire and smoke issuing from the rear of the residence. Saw Mill Road is shared with the town of Fairfield. The Fairfield Fire Department responded after receiving 9-1-1 calls as well. A joint effort between both departments quickly brought the fire under control, according to a fire official. Three occupants and two pets escaped the blaze unharmed. The Weston Fire Marshal is investigating. Thirty Weston firefighters responded to the call with Weston fire apparatus E-4, E-7, E-2, E-1, Rescue … Read more

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